Jewish Daily Forward
Friday, October 04, 2013
An edited version of this segment aired as part of a best-of Brian Lehrer Show on Friday, November 29, 2013. The original conversation aired live on October 4.
A recent Pew survey of American Jews found that there’s less identification with the Jewish religion, even as cultural ties remain. Jane Eisner, the editor of The Jewish Daily Forward who suggested the survey, shares her thoughts on this finding.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
In recent months, allegations of sexual abuse by faculty or staff have emerged from Penn State to Horace Mann. And another local institution is dealing with these charges: Yeshiva University.
Friday, November 04, 2011
By Andy Lanset : Director of Archives, New York Public Radio
Contrary to prevailing belief, the Jewish Daily Forward's first radio program was not on WEVD (a leader in Jewish and Yiddish radio programming in the 1930s and 40s), but on WNYC! The Yiddish newspaper marked the May 21, 1926 broadcast nine days later by printing the photos on the left with the following caption:
"The First Forward Radio Concert --Isa Kremer, the world famous balladiste, who was the featured soloist of the Forward radio hour May 21, from WNYC. (Left) The famous Stringwood Ensemble, which rendered a program of classical music."*