An eccentric Jerusalem-based researcher believes he’s found the key to the origin of tongues—in the Bible
Two fine one-act plays, ‘Bad Jews’ and ‘The Model Apartment,’ tackle the Shoah with unflinching dark humor
The late critic, my father, professor, and bon vivant is the unwitting star of a Berluti ad campaign
What drove a veteran producer to champion—against all odds—a thriller on Polish-Jewish relations
As ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ gets picked up for an entire season, the show must learn from ‘Barney Miller’ and find its Jewish soul
He can still give you earworms and warm fuzzy retro feelings. But at 71, is Macca now finally a man?
The progressive-era novelist’s greedy, red-haired, Polish Jew, Zerkow, is the 20th century’s greatest golem
The expatriate British writer’s unfinished potboiler marks a milestone in depictions of Jewish characters
A wave of American-influenced pop artists rethinks the Holocaust, Israelis, and shtetl stereotypes
Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash
Mike Myers’ classic characters—plus Madonna and Babs—together in a buddy flick about anti-Semitism. What could go wrong?
The debut novel ‘The Lion Seeker’ is the kind of representative Jewish epic Herman Wouk used to write
The Israeli’s magnum opus, ‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow,’ is so good, it should have existed
A new authorized biography and collection of essays show why the literary figure has been so mythologized, reviled, and revered
In an excerpt from Nextbook Press’s new biography, the founder of the ‘Jewish Daily Forward’ makes his way to New York