New biographies shed light on the cohort of Germans of Jewish descent who historians have portrayed as having served the Nazis
J.R.R. Tolkien’s foremost and only Yiddish-language translator is part of a new wave of nonscholar enthusiasts
The award-winning director talks about why ‘Afternoon Delight’ begins with a lap dance and ends with Shabbat
The Juggalos, fans of the rap group Insane Clown Posse, are to hip hop what the Hasidic movement was to Judaism
The virtuoso of queer theory’s rhetorically playful and nuanced prose on AIDS, Lana Turner, and the ‘imminence of nothingness’
Simon Cowell’s baby-mama drama is sex-scandal heaven. So, why can’t a Jewish girl get taken seriously as a femme fatale?
A new book sheds light on the complicated conflicts among Jews, Christians, and pagans in the pre-Islamic Middle East
You won’t hear Nicki Minaj covers or nasty critiques—or female voices—on this YouTube series, but you might find a Jewish star
When Louis Farrakhan says, ‘You need to get this book,’ he means an insidious 1991 title whose claims to scholarship echo today
Sorry, guys. Bulletproof Stockings—drummer Dalia Shusterman and singer-songwriter Perl Wolfe—plays for women only.
The new book ‘Fictions of Conversion’ explores how religious transformation influenced early modern England
New publications from Rutu Modan and Michel Kichka offer bittersweet depictions of the complicated history of 20th-century Jews
A controversial new exhibit celebrates mass murderers and raises war propaganda to the level of high art
Short fiction by David Ehrlich, the owner of Jerusalem’s beloved bookstore café Tmol Shilshom, and read for us by novelist John Haskell
If all this power procreating is doing so much to make the Windsors popular, shouldn’t Jews follow suit?