Josefin Dolsten, The Jewish Daily Forward

Josefin Dolsten

The Jewish Daily Forward

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Josefin:

Bench near Minneapolis synagogue vandalized with swastikas

“Seig Heil, Heil Hitler, Trump 2020” was written on a traffic utility case across the street from the Shir Tikvah Congregation. → Read More

Their own lockdown: How Swedish Jews are dealing with the country’s lax coronavirus policy

Even as life goes on largely as usual, things have changed significantly for members of the small community. → Read More

This Jewish lawyer is dressing as the Grim Reaper to protest Florida beach reopenings

Daniel Uhlfelder says his family's Holocaust history inspired him to take a stand. → Read More

For those in the process of becoming Jewish, the pandemic means delayed, altered conversions

Conversion classes have gone virtual but the ceremonies haven’t for the most part. → Read More

Shopping for Passover is different this year than all other years

Many are avoiding going to stores, and those who do are greeted with temperature checks and face masks. → Read More

Revising previous guidance, Orthodox groups say no shared Passover seders should take place

A previous guidance said that Jews who live alone could join a local family after self-quarantining. → Read More

6 Jewish coronavirus initiatives you can support from home

From phone counseling to sewing face masks to buying kosher food for Jewish doctors and nurses, there's no shortage of ways to help. → Read More

To stop the coronavirus, New Jersey rabbis decide to shut down their Jewish community

Jewish institutions in the heavily Jewish area are taking unprecedented steps amid the spread of the deadly virus. → Read More

New York City’s latest tactic to combat anti-Semitism: An ad campaign featuring diverse Jewish New Yorkers

A Hasidic community activist said he hoped the initiative “will have the desired effect of making us visible, that we belong.” → Read More

Conservative movement apologizes for list of innovative rabbis that featured only men

One of the five rabbis on the list said he was “embarrassed and ashamed” of its lack of gender diversity. → Read More

2 years after the deadly school shooting, Jews in Parkland say they still don’t feel secure

“You live your days normally, and out of nowhere you’re just taken back to that horrific day," a local rabbi says. → Read More

Jews fleeing Cuba made Miami their home. Now a synagogue they built is struggling.

Cuban Jews founded their own synagogues in Miami Beach to preserve their culture and because they faced suspicion from the American Jewish community. → Read More

Prominent liberal writer Peter Beinart leaves Forward for progressive Jewish Currents

The magazine, which relaunched in 2018, just brought on five new writers. → Read More

Here's how Jewish groups are reacting to the Trump peace plan

There's a predictable split on the long-anticipated proposal. → Read More

Controversy-plagued 'Jewish Nobel' cuts ties with Netanyahu's office

The Israeli Prime Minister's Office will no longer be involved with awarding the annual prize to avoid having it look political. → Read More

Morocco opens $1.5 million center dedicated to Jewish culture in city of Essaouira

Jews once made up 40 percent of the port city's population. → Read More

Meet the Jewish travel blogger who soon will have visited every country

Drew "Binsky" Goldberg holds two Guinness World Records and makes a living through his global adventures. → Read More

The granddaughter of a Cambodian princess had a bat mitzvah

Elior Koroghli is the the great-granddaughter of the late King Sisowath Monivong, who ruled Cambodia from 1927-1941. She is also an Orthodox Jew. → Read More

Marianne Williamson drops out of 2020 presidential race

The Jewish writer and self-help guru was considered a longshot candidate. → Read More

Sen. Tom Cotton accuses Soros-funded think tank of fostering anti-Semitism

"[Anti-Semitism] festers in Washington think tanks like the Quincy Institute," Cotton said of the new think tank funded by Soros and Charles Koch, the conservative donor. → Read More