A portrayal of Holocaust victims as flawed, but real
Going to the heart of the matter
A 24-year-old Jewish Upper West Sider helps run the most important Arab-American organization in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, home to 35,000 Arabs
Soviet Jews survived by gaming the system, so it’s no surprise some felt entitled to fraudulently claim reparations from Germany
Preparing to officiate at my parents’ wedding-vow renewal, I discovered a connection to Judaism I didn’t know I had
A New Yorker flees to New Orleans and finds himself surrounded by Jews
Thirty years ago, Leslie Epstein raised hackles with his fictional take on the Lodz ghetto
A picture of post-Soviet provincial life, both Jewish and gentile
When Italians fell for klezmer, Francesco Spagnolo tuned them in to the forgotten sounds of their own people
How Bee Season lost its sting on the screen. Plus: An audio interview with author Myla Goldberg.
Liev Schreiber pulls a switch on Everything Is Illuminated
Dovid Bergelson’s skepticism served him poorly in life but sublimely in art
Sam Apple encounters a shepherd who sings in Yiddish—and forces him to question his deepest fear.
Tom Reiss on the mysterious Byronic figure from Baku who posed as a Muslim prince.