Alyssa Fisher, The Jewish Daily Forward

Alyssa Fisher

The Jewish Daily Forward

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Past articles by Alyssa:

10 Ways To Pay For Your Future In Jewish Studies

These ten fellowships and scholarships are a good source of funding for those interested in pursuing an education and career in Jewish studies. → Read More

How Jewish Studies Became A Central Part Of American Colleges

In American universities, the trajectory of Jewish studies has always been a product of the times. → Read More

The Warrior Skeleton Claimed By Nazis — And Then By Soviets

Soviets and Nazis sparred over a skeleton found at Prague Castle, each hoping it proved their version of race science and history. → Read More

12 Synagogue-Chic Dresses Under $100 For Rosh Hashanah 2019

Doing last-minute High Holiday shopping? We’ve got you covered. → Read More

Bernie Sanders Is Losing The Jewish Vote — And Maybe Everyone Else’s

Jews haven't been enthusiastic about Bernie Sanders, and other voters appear to be feeling the same way. → Read More

GOP Senate Candidate: Republicans Have ‘Dual Loyalties’ To Israel

Anti-Semitic comments made by a U.S. Senate candidate are coming to light, including his belief that Republicans have "dual loyalties" to Israel. → Read More

Partying, Weed and Tequila Part Of Adam Neumann’s We Co. Culture

We Co. CEO Adam Neumann's work culture has often valued partying, and some of his practices are being seen as liabilities. → Read More

Bari Weiss Has Answers, But She’s Not Asking The Right Questions

The big question about Bari Weiss’s “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” is: Who is it for? → Read More

Neo-Nazi Who Wore Swastika Underwear Found Guilty Of Terror Plot

An English neo-Nazi who collected Adolf Hitler and Klu Klux Klan memorabilia was found guilty of the charges he faced under anti-terror laws. → Read More

Small Hawaiian Island Gets First Reform Rabbi

Rob Kvidt will be the first to take on this role. A member for 16 years, he was ordained just a few months ago, in June. → Read More

Heckler Calls Hillel Rabbi ‘Hitler’ At Anti-Hate Rally

An event promoting solidarity against hate in Indiana was disrupted when a man heckled its message. → Read More

This Innocent-Seeming Group Is Actually A Major White Nationalist Organization

The “American Identity Movement” hands out flyers calling on people to “embrace your identity.” But leaked chats show it’s a white nationalist front. → Read More

Bernie Sanders Brings His Softball A-Game To Iowa’s Field of Dreams

Senator Bernie Sanders was a natural while playing softball at Iowa’s Field of Dreams on Tuesday. → Read More

California High School Team Gives Nazi Salute During Awards Ceremony

A Southern California high school water polo team gave a Nazi salute during an awards ceremony last year. → Read More

Congressman Apologizes For Accusing Jewish Ambassador Of Dual Loyalty

Ted Lieu of California apologized for accusing David Friedman, U.S. Ambassador to Israel, of dual loyalty; he didn't realize it was anti-Semitic. → Read More

The Left Can No Longer Excuse Its Anti-Semitism

Reps. Tlaib and Omar posted a cartoon by an anti-Semitic artist this week. Democrats need to show that they've had enough with this nonsense. → Read More

Tlaib, Omar Share Image From ‘Holocaust Cartoon Contest’ Finalist

Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib shared a cartoon by a finalist of Iran's annual Holocaust cartoon contest. → Read More

Man Pleads Guilty To Anti-Semitic Harassment, Only Fined $25

Bahar Arar cursed at and abused one of the Jewish demonstrators at a pro-Israel event. The community feels he deserved a harsher punishment. → Read More

Several Hospitalized After Truck Drives Into Jewish ICE Protestors

Several were taken to the hospital after a pickup truck drove into a row of Jewish protestors at an ICE detention center in Rhode Island. → Read More

Who Is WeWork Co-Founder Adam Neumann?

Fun fact: He began celebrating Shabbat to keep his ego in check. → Read More