A new biography introduces young readers to Jewish photographers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro
A new effort is underway to preserve a fading piece of Lower East Side history
A new crop of books introduces young readers to people who fled their homes—in earlier decades, and today
Europe’s Holocaust memorials—and America’s Confederate monuments
My father loved a lot of things I just don’t get. But sipping an earthy and chocolatey red from his favorite vineyard brought tears to my eyes.
And shut up about your Instant Pot
The most boring, the grossest, the most embarrassing to chant in front of your classmates!
Immortalized by Jack London and pined for by artists and governors, Stella Hurtig was a turn-of-the-century superstar
Best known for his New Yorker covers, the artist, a Jewish refugee from Romania, was full of observational snark
Or: How to act in a foreign language you don’t speak, while simultaneously singing and dancing
Taking a Philip Roth novel on your next flight? You may as well declare there’s a sex toy in your luggage
Kay Thompson, creator of the legendary children’s book character, had lots of secrets—including her Jewish roots
Renato and the Lion is a gorgeous new picture book that teaches us about art, family, and history—and parallels many of our own families’ immigration stories
A new exhibit at the South Street Seaport Museum depicts ‘migrants and millionaires aboard the great liners’ at the turn of the century
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