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  1. The 2 We Lost in the Philadelphia Amtrak Train CrashRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Forward

    The Amtrak train that hurtled off the tracks in Philadelphia left a trail of broken bodies and dreams. Among the dead are at least two Jews, both with inspiring stories.

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  2. Why Iris Apfel is a 'Big Sensation'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Forward

    Iris Apfel will tell you that she doesn't like pretty. That may seem like a bold statement from a self-proclaimed geriatric starlet.

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  3. How Ann Weiss Restored Humanity to the Victims of AuschwitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Forward

    In October of 1986, as a delegation of Jews active in community affairs toured a closed Auschwitz-Birkenau, investigative journalist Ann Weiss fell behind the others. "A need for solitude compelled me to linger behind, Weiss said of confronting 30,000 shoes that once belonged to prisoners.

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  4. A Personal History of Sports and Anti-SemitismRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Forward

    I thought about sports and anti-Semitism after reading about an extraordinarily ugly incident at a recent Dutch soccer game. And I realized that in my 44-year career at The New York Times, covering about 8,000 events, I personally witnessed only two such moments.

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  5. At World's Fair, Israel Looks Back To Its FutureRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Forward

    The theme of the fair, which opens in Milan in May and runs for six months, is "Feeding the planet, energy for life." Israel will be represented by a 39-by-230-foot living billboard of wheat, rice and corn.

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  6. Naomi Newman's Kol IshaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Forward

    Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women's lives. In the November 1960 Friday issue of the Forverts, a mere few days before Kennedy was elected President, this striking side profile image of Naomi Newman was published in the festive Theatre Music and Movies section announcing the week's critical performing arts news.

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  7. Daniel Weiss Calls Metropolitan Museum Job Running the 'Yankees' of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Forward

    Visiting the Memorial de Caen museum in Normandy, France, in 1996, Daniel Weiss was captivated by eight photographs showing the public hanging of three partisans in Minsk, Belarus, on Oct. 26, 1941. The two male victims' identities were known, but the female was anonymous, and Weiss set out to learn who she was.

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  8. POEM: What I RememberRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Forward

    I am a member of the third generation, a term that is relatively new and refers to the children of the children of survivors. My mother's father, Moshe Nemeth, is a Holocaust survivor, and, growing up, my grandfather was a very important part of my life.

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  9. Manhattan Synagogue Members Sue To Block $13M Building SaleRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Forward

    Members of a Manhattan synagogue are asking a judge to halt the sale of their building in a deal made without their knowledge. Worshippers at Sages of Israel, which is also a nursing home, claim that the board selling their Lower East Side Orthodox synagogue building for $13 million to a developer is not legitimate and lacks the authority to conduct such a transaction.

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  10. A Manifesto for the Unsung Female ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Forward

    Recent studies show that only 30% of artists represented by galleries are female. This statistic is troubling, given that women comprise 80% of BFA graduates, and 60% of MFA graduates.

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  11. Israeli Sculptor Stirs Controversy in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Forward

    The reviews are coming in for a new sculpture by Israeli-born, New York-based artist Ohad Meromi - and it hasn't even been built. Meromi won a coveted slot to create "The Sunbather" under the auspices of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, whose Percent for Art program taps the city's construction budget to fund public art projects.

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  12. The Reformation of Morris DicksteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Forward

    For more than 40 years, Morris Dickstein has been a dedicated, much-admired professor, scholar and author. He has achieved prominence and a wide audience for his astute essays of cultural criticism.

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  13. The Best 'Deli Man' You've Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Forward

    Ben's Best Deli's Jay Parker with Erik Greenberg Anjou, director and producer of the film. Photograph courtesy of "Deli Man."

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  14. Streit's Matzo Factory Turning Out Last BatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Forward

    Seated in his Lower East Side office, in front of a large portrait of company patriarch Aron Streit, Alan Adler avoids becoming too nostalgic. "It's like I tell my family members: None of you own a car from 1935, why do you think a matzo factory from 1935 is what we should be using today?" says Adler, one of Streit's Matzos' 11 co-owners.

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  15. The Weekly DishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Forward

    Here's everything you need to know about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food. Los Angeles-based kosher-cuisine wizard and Top survivor Alex Reznik is returning to his hometown with a new Glatt kosher restaurant, Eater reports .

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  16. The Dean of Women DrummersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Forward

    "What I've done with the magazine - through social media, through web and through print - is hype us to an extreme, to make up for lost time." That's Mindy Abovitz in a mini-documentary on "The Oral History of Female Drummers," a 2013 performance at MoMA PS1, in Queens, during which seven female drummers, including Abovitz, wailed away on drum kits stationed throughout the museum.

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  17. Meet Lyla Black, America's Youngest Jewish ToymakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Forward

    Lyla, a soft-spoken 8-year-old from the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, is the inventor of the Lyla Tov Monster, a plush happy-faced, pear-shaped stuffed toy that just won her the prestigious TAGIE award for young inventor of the year. Beating out hundreds of fellow inventors, Lyla took the stage in Chicago on November 21, accepting the award in front of 400 toy and game insiders from over 23 countries.

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  18. How Mario Cuomo Connected With Both Orthodox and Secular JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Forward

    Mario Cuomo, the three-term New York governor who died Thursday, was the rare politician who appealed to the Jewish tent's opposite poles. A strident liberal with a nuanced understanding of the sense of vulnerability among the deeply religious in a secular society, Cuomo died of heart failure just hours after his son Andrew was sworn in for his second term as governor.

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  19. Hasidic Enclave Keeps Its Secrets Amid Elusive Rebbe's Tight ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Forward

    But that does not mean he exempts himself from the obligations God imposes on all Jews, at least as traditionalists understand them. Like his followers, Twersky prays to God three times a day.

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  20. The Sturgeon Queens Premieres TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Forward

    "You want to watch a Homeland or something?" my husband Mark asked me the other night. I was on my computer, looking at a trailer for The Sturgeon Queens, a new documentary about the history of Russ & Daughters , the much beloved New York appetizing shop that's celebrating its centennial this year.

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