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As Chabad Gathers, South Dakota Is Only State Missing

forward.com — (JTA) - Some 4,200 Chabad rabbis from more than 80 countries are gathering this weekend in New York for the annual conference of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries. In the year since they all last got together to attend workshops, listen to keynote lectures from the likes of former Sen.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @MichaelPaulson: Why is South Dakota the only Chabad-less state? Too few Jews, as @GabiBirkner explains: jd.fo/c61Bv#.VG-7Fa4…

Nov 21, 2014

Why is South Dakota the only Chabad-less state? Too few Jews, as @GabiBirkner explains: jd.fo/c61Bv#.VG-7Fa4…

Stacy London Wants to Give You a 'Make-Under'

blogs.forward.com — Getty Images Dust off those 360 degree mirrors, ladies - Stacy London is back to clean out your closet. The co-host of TLC's "What Not to Wear," which ended in 2013 after a 10-season run(RIP) has signed on for a new show, People Magazine reports. And yes, it's still fashion-focused.
Nov 21, 2014

YAAAS RT @anneesthercohen: Dust off those 360 degree mirrors, ladies — Stacy London is back to clean out your closet. jd.fo/b61Z7

Nov 21, 2014

Dust off those 360 degree mirrors, ladies — Stacy London is back to clean out your closet. jd.fo/b61Z7

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Talk Talmud

blogs.forward.com — It was a Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert lovefest last night as the comedian appeared on "The Colbert Report" to promote his new film, "Rosewater." Colbert, who let's remember, got his start on "The Daily Show," threatened to expose some dark secrets about what goes on behind closed doors.

VIDEO: What's More Offensive - ISIS Or Israel? - Forward Thinking - Forward.com

m.forward.com — By Sigal Samuel What do American students hate more: ISIS or Israel? Media personality Ami Horowitz took to the University of California, Berkeley campus to find out - by way of a strange experiment. Hint: It involves flags. The students' vitriolic reaction to the Israeli flag, as compared to the ISIS flag, is striking.

Showdown Over Nazis at Museum of Jewish Heritage

blogs.forward.com — Eric Lichtblau and his new book, "The Nazis Next Door." It's not often that a museum director gets booed on his own stage. Yet that's what happened to David Marwell in the auditorium of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in downtown Manhattan, when an event on New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau's new book, "The Nazis Next Door," went sour.
Nov 21, 2014

Lichtblau reporting unfairly dissed by museum drctr. Showdown Over Nazis at Museum of Jewish Heritage jd.fo/f65bw#.VG-XmgZ… via @jdforward

Nov 20, 2014

Showdown Over Nazis at Museum of Jewish Heritage jd.fo/r6FqK The museum owes apology to survivors who had to listen to this.

Anti-Semitism Creeps Into Europe's Daily Routines

forward.com — Ten years ago the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe convened a conference on European anti-Semitism. Last week it met to assess what had happened in the past decade. The signs are not good. While a good part of the meeting was dedicated to official presentations by the participating nations, it was what one heard in the hallway over coffee that was most significant.