According to its statement, the weekly newspaper ‘will not be able to survive the impact of the current coronavirus epidemic in its current form’. In truth, its problems predate the pandemic.
The veteran journalist will succeed Gary Rosenblatt, who stepped down last month after 26 years as editor and publisher of the Jewish Week.
Matt Nesvisky fawns over Amos Oz’s ‘Judas,’ frowns at Jonathan Safran Foer’s ‘Here I Am’ and is left with mixed feelings by an anthology of fiction from the Forward.
I’m privileged to have known him. His voice and his heart are already sorely missed.