No Place Like Home

The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.

Undercover at Auschwitz

World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command

Fathers

Tablet Original Fiction: A father and son go to Germany after the Holocaust to adopt a Jewish child

When Feminists Were Zionists

A new generation of women is being misled into assuming an ideological tension between feminism and Zionism

Rabbi Threatens Landmarked Shul

The leader of a historic Lower East Side synagogue wants to tear it down to build luxury condos

Menachem Begin Lives

Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust

A Prayer for Deadheads

On a quest for Jewish soul at the ‘Blues for Challah’ Grateful Dead Shabbat retreat

Outsider Art Assimilates

Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz pass their collection of works by untrained artists to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Jewish Brando

John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride

Two-Faced Blackface

One of the outrages of a Brooklyn assemblyman’s notorious choice of Purim costumes is its effect on anti-Semitism

The Nine Lives of ‘Hava Nagila’

A new documentary looks at the many iterations of the popular tune, from Hasidic niggun to American kitsch

Bruce Ratner’s Home Courtship

In a bid to attract Brooklyn’s Jews, the Barclays Center hosts Itzhak Perlman and a legendary cantor

The Mystery Stone

Does a rock in New Mexico show the Ten Commandments in ancient Hebrew? Harvard professor says yes.

How Would Jesus Rock?

Backed by music exec Jeff Ayeroff, composer Hillel Tigay tries to recreate the sounds of the ancient Temple

Andy Kaufman Isn’t Funny

Art historian Miriam Katz wants to bring stand-up comedy into the serious world of galleries and museums

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