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The 13 Worst Jewish Fathers in Literature, From Abraham to Mr. Portnoy

They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.

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A Maus in My House—Or, How To Teach Your Kids About the Holocaust

My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.

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Morsi to Face Trial; ‘Knockout’ Suspect Arrested

Plus what a war on Christmas would actually look like, and more in the news

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Q&A With Art Spiegelman, Creator of ‘Maus’

The influential artist talks about his Jewish Museum retrospective, ‘Mad magazine, and how the Shoah trumps art all of the time

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Art Spiegelman’s 9/11 ‘New Yorker’ Cover

How a family collaboration 12 years ago became an indelible part of history

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Holocaust Graphic Novels Give Israelis a Way To Connect to a Past Not Quite Theirs

New publications from Rutu Modan and Michel Kichka offer bittersweet depictions of the complicated history of 20th-century Jews

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Daybreak: Early Elections Coming to Israel

Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results

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Tel Aviv’s Comics Knock-Out

Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb

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Sendak, of ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ Has Died

Quintessential children’s book author with a dark side

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Fear Factor

Holocaust books for children can be terrifying—for adults. How do we teach our kids about history without scarring them for life?

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Nextbook Press Titles Honored

2011 National Jewish Book Awards announced

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See How It Runs

‘Maus,’ at 25, Goes ‘Meta’

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Sundown: Um, Is That a Threat?

Plus nuclear gamesmanship, Iran and Columbia, and more

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Laugh Riot

The sharply funny, darkly political comics of Sergio Langer

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Childhood in Black and White

Miriam Katin makes her own Holocaust comic book

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Sincerity Now!

Maus, Tom and Jerry, and the dawning of a new age

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