‘Harmony,’ opening in Atlanta next week, reimagines a famous Weimar-era song-and-dance troupe in major and minor keys
In an excerpt from Thomas Harding’s thrilling ‘Hanns and Rudolf,’ Rudolf Höss is taken prisoner, and beaten
Gabriel Balachsan, found dead this week at age 37, turned a troubled interior life into powerful art
The short-lived Orthodox band made pop and funk the focus of their religious outreach—and then split up
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