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Staff Writer — Jewish Daily Forward

Staff writer @jdforward. Send tips/thoughts to pdberger@gmail.com.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2012 - Investigative Reporting (Non-Daily Publication)
“Exposing sex abuse in the Orthodox community."

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - Reporting by Newspaper with a Circulation under 100,000
“Where’s Washington’s Letter?”

Germany Seeks Compensation for $57M Holocaust Fraud

forward.com — Ever since the world's leading Holocaust charity discovered a massive insider fraud in 2009, its leaders have insisted that German taxpayers, rather than needy Holocaust survivors, had to foot the bill. But a letter obtained by the Forward suggests that politicians within the German Parliament want the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany to compensate for the $57 million that was lost.

A Cherokee Passover Tale?

forward.com — While researching the first Jew to die in the Revolutionary War, Paul Berger uncovered a strange and perhaps apocryphal tale. Was the signal to prevent Indian attacks called a Passover pole?

New York City Changes Policy on Controversial Circumcision Rite

forward.com — New York City mohels suspected of infecting babies with herpes during a controversial circumcision rite will have to undergo DNA testing, according to a tentative agreement announced today between the city and ultra-Orthodox rabbis.

Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Kosher Stamp of Approval

forward.com — Kosher marijuana could soon be available to Orthodox Jews in New York State - but only on doctor's orders. Rabbi Moshe Elefant, head of the Orthodox Union's kosher certification agency, said he has held "preliminary discussions" with several companies interested in obtaining a kosher seal of approval for medical marijuana.

Why Yeshiva Is Only University Out of 92 With $1 Billion Endowment To Lose Value - Forward.com

m.forward.com — Fiscal Crisis Drains Fund by 8% Last Year By Paul Berger Ninety-two universities in North America have endowments of more than $1 billion. Yeshiva University's was the only one that shrank last year. Y.U.'s endowment fell $90 million, from $1.18 billion to $1.09 billion, according to an annual survey by Commonfund and the National Association of College and University Business Officers.

Why Yeshiva Is Only University Out of 92 With $1 Billion Endowment To Lose Value

forward.com — Ninety-two universities in North America have endowments of more than $1 billion. Yeshiva University's was the only one that shrank last year. Y.U.'s endowment fell $90 million, from $1.18 billion to $1.09 billion, according to an annual survey by Commonfund and the National Association of College and University Business Officers.

Yeshiva U. Finally Closes Deal To Shed Money-Losing Einstein Medical School

forward.com — Yeshiva University has finally shed its prestigious but money-losing medical school, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine amid a crushing financial crisis that has drained $90 million - or 8% - of its endowment in the past year. The university still faces grim financial challenges as well as the task of reassuring a faculty that has become increasingly nervous about Y.U.'s future.

Yeshiva Revives Deal To Offload Einstein College of Medicine

forward.com — Yeshiva University has revived a deal to offload its costly medical school. Students learned today that Montefiore Health System is close to finalizing the on-again off-gain agreement take over the operations and financial responsibility for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Montefiore Will Take Over Yeshiva University's Einstein College of Medicine - Forward.com

m.forward.com — Yeshiva University has finally offloaded its costly medical school. Students learned today that Montefiore Health System will take over the operations and financial responsibility for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Montefiore Health Systems Will Take Over Yeshiva University's Einstein College of Medicine

forward.com — Yeshiva University has finally offloaded its costly medical school. Students learned today that Montefiore Health Systems will take over the operations and financial responsibility for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Einstein's dean, Allen Spiegel told 200 students a rally on Tuesday morning that the final legal documents for the deal were still being signed.
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Apr 17, 2015

It's pretty clear why so many British Jews will likely vote Tory this May via @JeffreyGoldberg m.theatlantic.com/international/…

Apr 17, 2015

Never thought I'd feel so much sympathy for an armed robber. Great story of redemption denied by @bobkolker themarshallproject.org/2015/04/07/unf…

Apr 17, 2015

EXCLUSIVE Germany seeks compensation from Holocaust charity for $57 million insider fraud: forward.com/articles/21874…

Apr 17, 2015

Could Miliband's missteps on Israel cost Labour the UK election? spectator.co.uk/features/95002…

Apr 16, 2015

The new format Forward is out now. And it's looking good. @ Forward Association HQ instagram.com/p/1i5dgrk_eR/

Apr 15, 2015

@Jane_Eisner My tolerance for alcohol has always been low. Two might be one too many...

Apr 15, 2015

New look Forward just went off to the printers. Time for a drink.

Apr 07, 2015

How an Eritrean Taught Me the True Meaning of Passover – Forward Thinking blogs.forward.com/forward-thinki… via @instapaper

Apr 06, 2015

It's a story about Cherokee Indians and Passover and it's illustrated by @AnyaUlinich and written by me: forward.com/articles/21796…



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