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September 08, 2015
 
     
 
 
   
We're excited to present the results of our reader-inspired project to find the best new voices in Jewish music. Sung in English, Hebrew, and even Spanish, these 21 songs remind us that Jews are all connected — all we need is a tune.
 


Culture
Susan Berrin    
Sh’ma is a journal first published in 1970 by the liberal theologian Eugene Borowitz that has been in continuous publication ever since. You may be surprised to find Sh’ma in the Forward. In surprise, we hope you will find possibility.
 


News
Nathan Guttman    
Leon Rodriguez, grandson of refugees and son of Cuban immigrants, now bears the difficult burden of deciding who gets to be American. His secret? A sense of Jewish justice.
 

 


The Assimilator
   
Some say they know how underdog Israel kept soccer superstar Gareth Bale under wraps and won a surprising tie with Wales – it’s witchcraft!