A modest proposal for A. Philip Randolph and the architecture of New York
The Chairman of the Board died 17 years ago today. In his centennial year, a tour of his deep-seated Zionism.
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
The art institution revisits and reenacts (sort of) a hit 1966 Minimalist and Conceptualist show—but why?
Though it’s not exactly what we had in mind for the nebbishy copywriter
‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ opening December 6, pits the existential victim against the very possibility of Jewish success
Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash
Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism
A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman
Another Tattler prediction come true: AMC’s 1960s New York drama series returns—full of ascendant Jews
Crime writer Ed Lacy died 45 years ago. Few knew he was also a New Yorker contributor and communist darling.
The rock star’s new tribute to his teacher, the writer Delmore Schwartz, illuminates their common genius
The recently discovered street photographer trained her lens on my family—and a lost, genteel world
The novelist and film critic was the most gifted also-ran of the 1960s Jewish-American literary renaissance
Acknowledging the comic’s gift to Zappa, Mailer, Roth, and the other macho titans of eccentric 1960s pop
A ghostly chaise at Grossinger’s, rubble at the Concord, and other photos of once-great Catskills resorts
A Roy Lichtenstein show at the Art Institute of Chicago reveals the movement’s affront to WASPy decorum
The newly published second volume of the great critic’s journals reveals her transformation from hedonistic revolutionary to elitist enforcer
Mad Men, whose sixth season premiered Sunday, revives the 1960s, an era when Jewish culture and American pop began to meld
Mad Men glamorizes the skill of connecting with specific audiences. But when real-life advertisers pick up Jewish tropes, are they selling to Jews?
Herman Wouk wrote a foundational text for American postwar Modern Orthodoxy, and for the emancipated Jewish literature in its wake
The women of the film, out of the corner, a generation later
With the help of a bunch of Jews
How comedians of the 1960s and ’70s revolutionized stand-up
From crocheting a kippah to making your own shofar, The Jewish Catalog explains it all
How a filmmaker turned his movie flop into a groundbreaking book