Two can play the boycott game
Hollywood Jews throw their weight behind the Iran nuclear deal, plus guests Katha Pollitt and Dave Hill talk movie stars, Jewish teetolaters, and more
The Jewish-American reggae man refused, calling the BDS-influenced coercion ‘appalling and offensive’
Fantastical title fights inspired by boxing’s ‘Fight of the Century’
Zusha’s wordless melodies captivate fans. Just don’t call them a Jewish act.
There’s a website for that
The formerly Hasidic rapper still loves the Festival of Lights
Classics from Don McLean, Adam Sandler, the Maccabeats, and more
The rapper gets personal with his new album, ‘Awkward in a Good Way’
From Paul Rudd to Matisyahu, the good, the bad, and the ugly
As Matisyahu tours on ‘Spark Seeker,’ will his pop fans snuff out the spiritual fire that lifted him to the top of the charts?
Orthodox Jews new to insular traditions try to integrate the two worlds of strict religion and artistic self-expression
Plus Aaron David Miller on Platformgate
Judge Howie Mandel says the kippah-clad 14-year-old could win it all
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
Plus Matisyahu goes blonde, the new ‘New Republic,’ and more
Plus Cornell students protest joint Technion campus in NYC, and more
Plus tragic accident in West Bank kills 10 Palestinians, and more in the news
Plus more things Ron Paul signed his name to, and more in the news
With A Dreamers Christmas, subversive jazz musician John Zorn makes a straightforward holiday album that’s radical in its own way
Agenda, Hanukkah edition: Matisyahu comes clean in Williamsburg, latkes get judged, and a 4,000-pound menorah is lit. Plus our seasonal gift guide!
Reggae star promises new ‘music of rebirth’
Ean Seeb, a Denver medical-marijuana provider who’s active in Jewish causes, helped run parts of last week’s Jewish Federations General Assembly there
New single from West and Jay-Z disses Drake; will he respond?
Proudly unorthodox, org. kept young Jews interested
In the new Jewish Edition of the word-guessing game Taboo, developed by two twentysomethings and a Jewish-games company, clues lean a little bit Zionist, and “Adam Sandler” was deemed too secular
A rap battle for the tribe
Plus START supporters hone in on AIPAC, and more
Plus Israel takes a breather on Iran, and more
A new compilation album highlights the diversity of contemporary Jewish music