A half-century after his groundbreaking ‘ethnopoetic’ anthology, Jerome Rothenberg’s shamanic journey into the sacred poetry of the past continues to lead him to the unknowns of poetry’s future
Fifty years ago this month, a Jewish youth group issued a remarkable ‘concert service in jazz’ album featuring Herbie Hancock and other greats titled ‘Hear, O Israel’—but the composer hated it
Bookworm: Sex, barbiturates, and the internal lives of women, in a flawlessly crafted and perfectly unstylish seminal work of American culture
Remembering the heilige yid of Manhattan’s West Side in the 1960s and ’70s
The septuagenarian Jewish surfing icon Kathy Kohner Zuckerman is still riding that wave
‘The Deputy,’ staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII’s moral failures in World War II
The new documentary ‘Eva Hesse,’ opening this week, explores the too short, too beautiful life of an art heroine
The Chairman of the Board died 17 years ago today. In his centennial year, a tour of his deep-seated Zionism.