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Barbra Streisand Is Ready for Her Close-Up

Neal Gabler’s ‘impassioned’ new biography of the entertainer explores the paradox of modern Jewishness

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A Jew Becomes a Star

In an excerpt from Neal Gabler’s new biography of Barbra Streisand, the Broadway actress chases her career-making Fanny Brice role

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From Kooky Waif to A-List Beauty: The Story of Barbra Streisand

Neal Gabler examines how the performer’s evolution changed the definition of femininity and Jewishness

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Yiddishkeit

The last fully realized work by Harvey Pekar illuminates the bluntness and delight of American Yiddish in the last century. A new excerpt.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Why Jewish producers kept Jewish women off stage and screen

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