Posts tagged "the forward"

Where’s the Jewish Lobby on Budget Issues?

The Forward's Nathan Guttman writes that we've heard little from Jewish organizations about how to manage the U.S. budget shortfall.  He quotes Mark Pelavin, associate director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: "I would like to see more of an AIPAC-like effort, with key people and contacts across the nation putting more pressure...

Rabbas Make the List

Newsweek's annual "50 Most Influential Rabbis in America" list is just out and Debra Nussbaum Cohen at the Forward's "The Sisterhood" blog's takes it to task:
You may notice that there are just 5 women deemed important enough to have made the cut — that’s only 10 percent. And yet, it’s an improvement over last...