From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Hunky Antonio Sabato Jr. looks for love on TV, with help from his mother
A documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs
A new series brings a familiar face to an unfamiliar medium
NBC’s Kings is a modern-day telling of the story of David
Need someone to play a convincing Hasid in a movie or on TV? Eliezer Meyer is your man.
Robert Pinsky’s David, and NBC’s
CBS’s off-key take on Jewish life and love
Thirty years later, a look at how an American miniseries altered German perspectives on the Holocaust
My unnerving identification with the cuddly curmudgeon
“Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner dishes on the show’s Jewish characters
The surgical steps Alfred Hitchcock Presents took to adapt Philip Roth for television
Thirty years ago, Barbra and Golda made nice in prime time
Gertrude Berg conquered America. Why is she still something of a mystery?
Can Shalom TV find the viewers it craves?
The Golem migrates from Prague to Springfield
Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’
Funny or Die’s solution to gratuitous violence in movies: a menschy 007
Authorities discovered the trove, headed for Belgium, during a cargo search
Is his attack on Ben Brantley a star’s bruised ego or something more…artistic?
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
The first Clinton grandchild is due later this year
Vaan Nguyen, child of Vietnamese refugees, is one of Israel’s rising stars
Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
‘Hate speech’ charges stemmed from 2012 Rolling Stone interview
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.