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Poles and the Holocaust in Historical Perspective

As the controversy surrounding Poland’s new law continues, it’s crucial to keep the facts and the complexities of the subject in mind

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Jewish Stars: A Conversation with Rachel Winter

The Oscar-nominated producer on going from Jewish community theater to Hollywood, making ‘Dallas Buyers Club,’ and finding surprising funders for her Holocaust movie

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Watching the Strange Spectacle of Palestinian Made-for-Media Outrage

As soon as the cameramen left, so did the rioters

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Mandy Patinkin Finally Gets a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Today on Jewcy: “This is better than a Bar Mitzvah,” said Patinkin.

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Sitting Shiva at the Home Depot

Ours was never the traditional Jewish family. When my father passed away, a strange new question arose: How does one mourn?

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Chocolate Hummus? Have You No Shame?

If we want our cross-cultural excursions to mean anything, in the kitchen and beyond, we must acknowledge the existence of boundaries before we cross them. And calling a pudding ‘hummus’ is a boundary that shouldn’t be crossed.

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Chicago Editor Dismissed for Racist Cartoon Mocking J.B. Pritzker

Skewering the gubernatorial candidate for racially insensitive comments, Pulitzer Prize-winner Mark Konkol published an offensive cartoon drawing on negative stereotypes of African Americans

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The Obama Administration’s $1.7 Billion Iranian Deception

It’s time to release the documents regarding the previous president’s payment of the Islamic Republic’s claim

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The Polish Question

Another look at Tablet’s treasury of reporting on the increasingly troubled relations between the government in Warsaw and the Jews

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‘Nosh with Tash’

Today on Jewcy: Live your noshiest life with this new cooking show.

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Wide Angle: An Excerpt From a Critically Acclaimed New Novel

‘You never let me choose. Faith is such a personal issue, it’s so subjective, and yet you always presented it to me as the only option. You never showed me the existence of different kinds of Judaism; you just force-fed me yours. And when I decided to take a different path, you shut me out of your world.’

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‘To Be Us, It’s Political’: Tel Aviv’s Drag Queens

A new short follows a first timer as she prepares to take the stage, exploring the unique quirks of the Israeli drag scene

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Frustrated by the State of the World? Yiddish Has the Perfect Expression for You.

The perfect idiom for our time involves a practice now long gone

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Another Labour Party Leader Expelled for Anti-Semitism

This time it was Tony Greenstein, who had a nasty habit of calling people “Zios.” But what’s next for the troubled party?

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Make Superman Jewish Again

The Man of Steel has distinctly Semitic roots, and the celebrated comic book artist about to reimagine him wants to honor them. But just what does that mean in 2018?

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New Exhibit Showcases Treasures of Islamic Medieval Art and Science

Brought to New York by the National Library of Israel, the show celebrates both romance and reason

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The Artist Who Made That Famous Che Poster Finds Another Icon in Young Palestinian Woman

Is it any wonder that the man who made a hero out of the murderous Guevara now idolizes yet one more advocate of violence?

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On Geekery and Misogyny

On the 40th anniversary of the first computer bulletin board system, it’s amazing how little has changed about the web’s tech bro culture

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In France, Furor Over a Muslim Reality Show Star Reveals Deeper Tensions

Forced to leave a popular singing contest after her controversial tweets resurfaced, Mennel Ibstissem is dividing a nation still grappling with questions of terrorism, immigration, and identity

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On Rabin’s Hebrew Birthday

Today on Jewcy: An original poem

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David Greaves Has Already Won

The man who comprises the entirety of Israel’s Olympic bobsled-skeleton federation looks forward to his first time at the Games

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How Do You Say ‘Podcast’ in Hebrew?

Now there’s a word for it…

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Free Baquer and Siamak Namazi

An American father and son languish in an Iranian prison

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You Are Invited Into Idan Raichel’s Living Room

Today on Jewcy: Raichel discusses fatherhood, going solo, and fighting BDS with tea.

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The New Front in the BDS Wars? Airline Food

Pro-Israel customers of Virgin Atlantic complained after the in-flight menu listed a Palestinian couscous salad

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An Ode to David Grossman

The author just won the Israel Prize for his lifetime achievement in literature. But the story of his life is one of downfall.

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Can an Observant Jew and a Secular Jew Make It Work?

When ancient laws and modern love meet, some difficult choices arise

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Bibi Agonistes

What’s behind Netanyahu’s fresh legal troubles?

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