Neal Gabler’s ‘impassioned’ new biography of the entertainer explores the paradox of modern Jewishness
In an excerpt from Neal Gabler’s new biography of Barbra Streisand, the Broadway actress chases her career-making Fanny Brice role
A new book about British royalty claims that Prince Charles had a mighty ‘infatuation’ with Barbra Streisand
Neal Gabler examines how the performer’s evolution changed the definition of femininity and Jewishness
The paths of two of music’s most beloved artists were not all that different. I dream of their collaboration.
Barbra Streisand, Stephen Sondheim, Steven Spielberg, and Itzhak Perlman were among the 17 recipients of the highest civilian honor.
Barbra and her hubby do not share bank accounts, and other fascinating mundanities I can only dream of
Even for Barbra fans that’s good news, because the musical needs a live audience to work its magic
Known for his tasteful gaudiness—and Barbra Streisand’s memorable 1969 Oscars outfit—the Montreal-born fashion icon believed you never had to tone down to move up
Peter Pan Live! was good, but NBC should really take us back to Anatevka
The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias
Rediscovering the relevance of a Streisand classic
The American Jewish experience as told by Babs’ grand tchotchke collection
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Mike Myers’ classic characters—plus Madonna and Babs—together in a buddy flick about anti-Semitism. What could go wrong?
Babs impersonator Carla DelVillaggio puts on a show in NYC’s theater district
Your Friday video comes from the Israeli President’s big birthday week
Babs receives an honorary doctorate from Hebrew University in Israel
Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton toast Israel’s president on his 90th birthday
Plus Iran targeted Chabad in Bulgaria following Burgas blast
And a 16-year-old yeshiva student in Long Island chose today to make a bomb threat
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
Plus Art Modell, Judy Freudberg, and the oldest synagogue in America
Three comedies—This Is 40, Parental Guidance, and The Guilt Trip—give the holidays cheap laughs
A different matrix for judging success
The Time reporter hops in the car with Barbra Streisand
A new biography of the singer, performing in Brooklyn this week, tells how a penniless teen got her star born
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
The son of Viennese refugees from Hitler, the gifted, menschy composer wrote the ultimate survivor’s song
The widely-celebrated composer was 68.