I was the digital media intern at The Forward during my second semester of graduate school. This is a sampling of the work I did. You can find the rest here
Bernie Sanders believes in a free college degree — and free ice cream.
At a Sanders campaign event in Union Square Thursday, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of the Vermont-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s, organized the event and spoke to the large crowd of mostly college students about their love for the Vermont senator.
A lawsuit filed by Kesha against music producer Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald was dismissed by a judge in New York Supreme Court last week, sparking a firestorm on social media.
Rechnitz called the son’s prank “detestable.” But he added: “I guess I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt, in wanting to make his mom happy.”
A Jewish high school student from New Jersey was accused of “bullying” and threatened with expulsion by school administrators for posting anti-Israel Tweets, angering pro-Palestinian groups and free speech advocates.
The Boycott Israel debate is once more dividing members of a food cooperative in Brooklyn — and this time the anti-BDS side instituted new rules to make it more difficult to boycott anyone.
Josh Block of The Israel Project reportedly made derogatory comments about Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal in an email exchange with a Voice of America producer that was laced with sexist overtones.