This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
Since you are using JSF framework, why are you going out of this framework? framework provides you the facility to seperate your business logic and navigation part. I dont think its necessary to forward the request to Servlet from a manged bean