Episode 79: The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg predicts the Academy Award winners, and cookbook author Molly Yeh preps for Purim with sprinkle-filled hamantaschen
In Jerusalem, I developed an unlikely friendship with a taxi driver. I owe him much more than what’s on the meter.
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s suspenseful new ‘Waking Lions’ turns the fateful collision of an Israeli doctor and an African immigrant into an indictment of surging nationalism
Many knee-jerk criticisms misconstrued Donald Trump’s comments about ‘last night in Sweden.’ The Scandinavian country has its own set of problems related to immigration and crime.
‘This Is Our Youth,’ with Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera, portrays the ‘pathetic remnants of Upper West Side Jewish liberalism’
It’s not about refugees, or security, or travel bans. It’s about what America is—and what it ought to be.
Jewish graveyards in Eastern Europe are crumbling, neglected, and vandalized. Who will be responsible for protecting them—and their communities’ history?
Andrew Cuomo: ‘There is no place for hate or discrimination or bigotry in New York’
An East Village confectionery has a ‘Mitzvah Wall,’ where people buy sweets for strangers who are having a hard time in life
The talk show host and author on Jewish humor, growing up in Cleveland, and drinking cosmos. (Plus, lots and lots of jokes.)
‘Hatuey: Memory of Fire,’ written by composer Frank London of the Klezmatics, tells the story of a Ukrainian refugee who falls in love with a revolutionary Taíno singer
Mirroring a model set decades ago to certify kosher products, American Muslims witness the growth of the ‘Muslim hekhsher’
What a family heirloom taught me about my ancestors, and the mysterious parts of my Jewish history
To avoid our own failed ‘American Spring,’ learn the region’s lessons about effective opposition
The troubling case of Holocaust historian Georges Bensoussan, on trial for ‘incitement to racial hatred,’ pits French anti-racists against anti-anti-Semites
How did we get from ‘Village Voice’ reporters digging up everything there is to know about a flashy New York real estate salesman to not knowing anything about the President of the United States and his ties to Russia?
David Grossman’s protagonist takes the mic for some Rothian self-loathing, in the ‘raucous’ new novel ‘A Horse Walks Into a Bar’