Is it okay to use the word “Jew”?
A new theatrical adaptation of Chaim Potok’s classic novel admires the past without being nostalgic and takes Jews and Judaism seriously
Regarding yesterday’s Weinstein story
The disgraced film producer is a character straight out of Philip Roth, playing out his revenge fantasies on the Goyim
One literary critic weighs in, with the help of TV’s most famous crumudgeon
Did you ever notice how the comic’s new Netflix special sounds really WASPy? What’s up with that?
Adult Jews only get to boogie at weddings and bar mitzvahs. And that’s not right.
Sarcastic and borderline dickish, the Steely Dan co-founder remained one of the all-time greats to the very last
The schmatte king behind J. Press fashioned a unique all-American style
I’m all for a good statue removal, but erasing the memory of New York’s anti-Semitic founding father is silly
A look back at the original American campus sex scandal, and whose lives it actually changed
In ‘Wizard of Lies,’ Robert De Niro plays the Ponzi schemer who bilked many people and institutions out of millions, including Yeshiva University
Charles Bronfman—author of a new memoir, Distilled—on Trump’s golf game, a father who never said ‘I love you,’ and the older brother whose respect he always craved
‘Norman,’ starring Richard Gere, is an absorbing film about a Jewish connector who’s looking for an honest piece of the action—and finds one
A review of Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin’s new ‘B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary,’ which sometimes feels uninspired and out of touch
In ‘The Revenge of Analog,’ author David Sax explores the rewards of living untethered to digital technologies
Norman G. Finkelstein recently wondered: Which trait—ugly, fat, short, or Jewish—would most likely work against a job interviewee?
Edgar Bronfman’s posthumous book asks ‘Why Be Jewish?’ It’s the wrong question. Jews have no choice.
Talking to the friends and colleagues of a controversial ex-rabbi
Next week in Boston, some Jews will fill their gullets with roasted pig and assorted shellfish. This dinner is definitely not sanctioned by the Association for Jewish Studies.
The Holocaust denier and publisher of anti-Semitic drivel has died. We should have known the all-American better.