What does Maimonides have to say about the perfect body?
Why there are no jokes about Jewish fathers
Watching the movie with my kids blew my mind, in part because it was so educational
From the trailer alone, ‘Wonder,’ which premieres in November, contains multiple issues, from representation to its use of an ableist insult. But there may be hope yet.
The traditional Shavuot dessert is held together with memories as much as with cream cheese
Let’s make swastikas look like sassafras
An art installation at Los Angeles’s Skirball Cultural Center—a tough ticket—nurtures play, community, and environmentalism
Jewish values fuel The Ripped Bodice, the country’s only bookstore to focus exclusively on the romance genre
A word that used to be tinged with condescension and snark has been rehabilitated as a marker of female solidarity
‘Harold and Lillian,’ a new documentary about the marriage of a Hollywood storyboard artist and a researcher, is the heartwarming movie you need in your life right now
A new coffee-table book offers images and stories to savor
‘Strange Fruit’ brings the story behind a song about racism and lynching to a new audience: kids
A Passover trip to the Sunshine State brings back memories of Wolfie Cohen’s Rascal House
The Jewish community is learning strategies for defending our Muslim neighbors
Before Helena Rubinstein there was Anna of Rome, a 15th century cosmetologist
An evening of Jewishly inflected, queer songs brings Weimar Germany back to life with humor and music