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Lawsuit Over Maurice Sendak’s Book Collection

Museum, executors battle over the late writer’s rare book collection

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Has Mourning Gone Viral?

When celebrities die, tributes flood social media—and I can’t help but ‘dislike’

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IDF Tweet Sways Oil Prices; Arrests in Jordan Valley Murder

Plus chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize, and more

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Daybreak: Abbas Rejected Offer to Free Prisoners

Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more

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The Wall Between Us

At his bar mitzvah, my son took his place in the men’s section of the shul—a place where mothers can’t go

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Authors Respond to Their Books Being Banned

Sendak and Roth each add their own bon mot

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Syd Hoff’s Cartoon Life

On his centennial, the kids’ illustrator and New Yorker and Daily Worker contributor is celebrated in Miami

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Sendak’s Vilde Chaya

Man is born a clown.

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On Twitter, Grief is Just Another Meme

This week in Jewcy, our partner site

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Maurice the Mensch

A few more notes on the late illustrator Sendak

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Sundown: Biden Defends Israeli Self-Defense

Plus Obama forsakes sticks and stones against Syria, and more

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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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Daybreak: New Unity Government in Israel

Plus Israel’s northern border tense due to Syria, and more in the news

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Sundown: N.J. Rabbi Faces Five Years in Prison

Plus, Portman to make vegan documentary, Kunis does Dior, and more

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Sundown: Grapel Still Detained

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

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Sundown: Is Syria Next?

Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more

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Monkey Business

Just in time for Passover, an exhibition devoted to Curious George sheds light on the character’s genesis and his German-Jewish creators’ exodus

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Not So Wild About It

Our parenting columnist checks out the Maurice Sendak movie

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Sundown: Wild Things

Molestation arrests up in Brooklyn, mock court puts Abbas in slammer, Maurice Sendak, and more

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Bomb the Ban!

In praise of Shel Silverstein and other banned children’s book authors

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Where the ‘Wild Things’ Come From

Brooklyn Jews, says ‘Paste’

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Daybreak: Obama Can’t Do Everything

Plus Tutu, Sendak, and more in the news

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Hog Wild

Maurice Sendak tinkers with Peter and the Wolf, rendering the villain as a pig and the boy as a guide to the illustrator’s own childhood.