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
Do the Woody Allen-family paternity revelations signal the end of the nebbishy übermensch?
The author of ‘Slaves of New York’ dishes on male reviewers, passing fame, and the satire of bad luck
The ‘ancient’ griffin—given by the U.S. to Iranian President Rouhani—probably doesn’t date back to earlier than 1999
In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?
Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar