Fiddler on the Roof Heading Back to Broadway

Tradition, Tradition

Watch Josh Groban Play Tevye in His High School Production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

He did it as a senior, and it was awesome.

The Sounds of Your Favorite Films—Including ‘Cabaret’ and ‘The Producers’—Remastered

Clarinetist David Krakauer unites iconic films, animation, and a swinging sextet in a rollicking multimedia project

The Show That Made the World Fall in Love With the Jews and Grow Nostalgic for Tevye

Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash

From Teen Chronicler of Yiddish Curses to Global Fame: Sholem Aleichem’s Multitudes

Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar

Making a Personal Commitment to Care for the Dead—by Singing to Them

Just as we sing lullabies to newborns, I now offer the same loving care as part of my work with a burial fellowship

The Jazz Sound and Jewish Films

David Krakauer links the mediums

Moscow Goes Kosher

The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore

The Aristocrats

The upper-crust Edwardians of Downton Abbey, now back on PBS, are as bound by tradition as the shtetl Jews of Fiddler on the Roof

What Makes a Film Jewish?

Critic Daphne Merkin’s all-time top ten

Sundown: Grapel Still Detained

Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more

Pioneer Women

There are many stereotypes of Jewish women, and mail-order bride isn’t one of them. But in the 19th century, some left Eastern Europe for the American frontier, where they married men they’d never met.

The Librettist’s Granddaughter

Celebrating the man who made Tevye sing

Sundown: Searching for a Peace Process Jolt

Plus the Jews are thriving in Baltimore, and more

Western Promises

With her debut novel, The Cosmopolitans, Nadia Kalman expands the boundaries of Soviet-Jewish immigrant fiction

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