Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
Guess how many skyscrapers the terror organization could’ve built instead of tunnels
A visit to Roubaix, home of alleged Jewish Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche. Second of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France.
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
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Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
It wasn’t as big as Batman, but ‘Mendy and the Golem’ gave Jewish kids a taste of pop culture—with a rabbinical seal of approval
Seven decades ago, the Jews of Rhodes were sent to Auschwitz. Now some descendants are preserving a culture nearly lost.
A freedom-themed playlist for however you’re celebrating Independence Day
With his influential alternative music marathon this weekend, the anti-institutional artist grapples with accolades
Talking to lead singer Louisa Solomon about the band’s canceled DC JCC gig
Australian-Israeli musician Lior sings songs of compassion in Sydney
Young musicians take the stage at Sveta Kundish’s first U.S. concert
The composer played a concert for developmentally disabled Orthodox men
Rock legend Al Kooper opens up to Princeton’s Sean Wilentz about making music with Bob Dylan, and more
The top 10 Christmas songs written by Jews, from ‘Silver Bells’ to ‘Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow’
An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream
Singing is a potent therapeutic tool—that’s why I started leading a weekly sing-along for cancer patients
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A fan scours record collections from Marrakech to Montreal for music by Morocco’s bygone Jewish pop stars
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