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A Nose Dive for Nose Jobs

As standards of beauty shift, rhinoplasty—once a rite of passage for Jewish teens—declines in popularity

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Nose-trodamus

One hundred years ago, a plot was hatched.

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Nobody Likes You When You’re 23

Comment of the Week

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Our Bodies, Ourselves

Comment of the week

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Paint My Face

Comment of the week

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Butt of the Joke

Why do my kids laugh at poop?

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Jewish Body Week

All the articles from our weeklong series

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To Bris or Not to Bris

‘New York’ mag considers the question, comprehensively

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On the Bookshelf

New books on bodies visible and invisible

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Braiding Flesh and Spirit

Kicking off a weeklong examination of the Jewish body

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False Witness

A play examines the notion that Nazis made soap from Jewish flesh

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Sundown: Ye Olde Jewish Shoppes

The wondrous Dead Sea, more from Roya, and love for the Body

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Feet of Clay

Golem, welcome to Williamsburg

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The Jewish Body

A history of the Jewish people from bris to burial, from “muscle Jews” to nose jobs.

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Body Politic

What makes a body Jewish?