Steven Davidson, The Jewish Daily Forward

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  • The Jewish Daily Forward
  • Haaretz.com
  • Tablet Magazine
  • Mondoweiss

Past articles by Steven:

How An 8th-Century Jewish Text Ended Up In A Buddhist Cave Temple In China

A Jewish prayer from the 8th century was found in China's Mogao Caves, located in Dunhuang, Gansu province, on the former route of the Silk Road. → Read More

In A-Wa’s New Yemenite-Israeli Hip Hop Album, Home Is Not A Place — It’s A Feeling

The Israeli A-Wa band, the Haim sisters, blend Yemenite music and hip hop. → Read More

'Make Germany Great Again': How Trump has politicized Holocaust education in America

Home > U.S. News Opinion 'Make Germany Great Again': How Trump Has Politicized Holocaust Education in America We’ve taught our kids about the Holocaust as an abstract, remote fire drill. Now, it doesn’t feel that way anymore "So, to recap from last class, how did Hitler mobilize German support for elections during the early 30s?" I asked. → Read More

The Trials of David Ben Moshe –

For those wishing to reside in Israel, overcoming the long lines and endless delays one faces at the labyrinthine Ministry of Interior may be the most fitting test to prove you have the chutzpah to make it in Israeli society. During his countless visits to the ministry, David Ben Moshe has gained that requisite Israeli … → Read More

He Walks 15 Miles Home Every 9/11 — As He Did In 2001

Every year on 9/11, Port Authority engineer Shlomo Yadoo walks home from downtown Manhattan - as he did in 2001 after surviving the attacks. → Read More

'Make Germany Great Again': How Trump Has Politicized Holocaust Education in America

We’ve taught our kids about the Holocaust as an abstract, remote fire drill. Now, it doesn’t feel that way anymore → Read More

China Is Facing An Eldercare Crisis. One Man, Inspired By Tikkun Olam, Is Determined To Fix It

Stigmas surrounding professional elder care in China force senior citizens to live in dilapidated conditions. → Read More

What The Forward’s Receptionist Knows

The stories of the Forward’s longtime receptionist, Marina Vinokur, tend to reveal the underbelly of this hallowed institution. → Read More

The Facebook Group Where Muslim, Jewish and Christian Women Celebrate Headwrapping

From burqa bans to sheitel shaming, women who cover are often viewed as victims of patriarchy or religious extremists. Wrapunzel inverts that dynamic. → Read More

How Much Do Top Jewish Non-Profit Leaders Make?

We present to you the Forward’s eighth salary survey. Ever wonder how much your favorite Jewish nonprofit pays their top exec? Click here to find out. → Read More

We Asked Readers If They Thought Franken Should Resign. Here’s What They Said.

Partisanship has taken center stage in the debate surrounding Al Franken’s political future. → Read More

Crown Heights Asserts Its Place As King Of Kashrut

"A Taste Of Crown Heights" displayed the breadth and quality of the kosher food world at its finest. → Read More

NBC’s Burial Of Weinstein Story Reveals The Sham Of Broadcast Journalism

NBC's decision not to run Ronan Farrow's piece on Harvey Weinstein reveals the inherent contradictions of the modern broadcast media landscape. → Read More

NBC’s Burial Of Weinstein Story Reveals The Pitfalls Of Broadcast Journalism

NBC's decision not to run Ronan Farrow's piece on Harvey Weinstein reveals the inherent contradictions of the modern broadcast media landscape. → Read More

HBO: We Screwed Up ‘Confederate’ Press Release (Not The Show Itself)

CEO Richard Plepler believes it was the delivery — not the core premise — of introducing the show "Confederate" that elicited such derision. → Read More

‘Curb’ Has Been Foisted On A New Era. Larry David’s Response? ‘Eh.’

In the season 9 premiere, Larry David merges fiction and reality on a level like never before → Read More

Jerusalem On Yom Kippur: When The Fairytales Of Two Nations Collide

For what city was I praying? The fairytale or the reality? → Read More

Should We Forgive Jon Stewart For Going MIA On Trump?

By remaining on the sidelines, Jon Stewart is failing his duty to smash the political echo chambers as only he is capable of. → Read More

Escaping The Present, Jerry Seinfeld Returns To His Past

In his Netflix special, Jerry Seinfeld's humor is as timeless as ever. But as a cultural icon, is it okay to be timeless in a very timely era? → Read More

Diego Schwartzman’s Magical U.S. Open Run Comes To An End

One of the smallest players on tour, Jewish tennis player Diego Schwartzman slayed some Goliaths at the U.S. Open this month. → Read More