The ambiguities and darkness of Nazi-occupied France propelled him to flee his country, take a new name, fight in the Resistance, and then invent film noir. But the past continued to haunt him.
Boro Park Hasidim chronicle their past, present, and future in luxuriously printed volumes part yearbook, part history, part social pages, part prayer book
The fourth season of ‘Transparent’ poses a real conundrum: Why are these people so awful?
Today on Jewcy: A conversation with the subject and producer of the new film ‘Jungle’ starring Daniel Radcliffe as Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg.
The epic story of how one American Jew became ‘twinned’ with a coreligionist in Soviet Russia he eventually helped bring to freedom—and why it taught him so much about true resistance and activism
Five years into the seven-year ‘Daf Yomi’ cycle of Talmud study, our columnist pauses to reflect on what the ancient text has taught him about being Jewish today
In our new political landscape, radicals on all sides find something to like in the German philosopher
“We are not engaging, not going, not protesting, even if it is peaceful”
Shamefully, the Turkish president has made Turkey less of a refuge for Jews than it once was
The legendary theater producer on making it on Broadway, fighting bulls in Tijuana, and breaking bread with DeNiro
Dave Eggers’s new children’s book looks at Lady Liberty from a whole new angle
Israeli agencies offer programs to help newcomers settle in, but some worry that the country needs to offer more support to prevent them from leaving
Hispanic crypto-Jews use social media and DNA testing to reconnect with their heritage
Daf Yomi: Why heresy is rare in Talmudic law, where judicial dissent and tiered courts institutionalized freedom of thought
Episode 108: Former presidential speechwriter David Litt and foreign policy expert (and five-time Jeopardy champion) Thomas Nichols
Internet trolls, ritualized social-media cruelty, online cesspools, and their real-world political effects
‘We should not have abandoned Kurdistan, the only real pole of stability in the region’