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The Right and Rightful Choice

The decision to award Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature was a long time coming

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Amelia Lanyer, the First Female Jewish English Poet and Shakespeare’s Dark Lady?

On the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death, drawing back into the light the talented woman who may have inspired some sonnets and The Merchant of Venice

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It’s a Bard, It’s a Plane …

It’s Unorthodox! Featuring Sex With Shakespeare author Jillian Keenan and writer and comic-book enthusiast Jeff Yang, whose son stars on ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat

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Shylock Is My Name

Howard Jacobson’s clever and entertaining retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ furthers his reputation as one of the finest Jewish writers working today

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Recipes for a Yiddish Picnic In the Park, Inspired By The Bard

A new book of cocktail recipes (and more) offers an inspiring way to toast Jacob Adler, the star of Yiddish theater

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The Merchant of Vegas, Onstage in London

Shakespeare’s prickly classic gets a timely update in new production

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Shakespeare Expert Puzzled By Shylock Crossword Flap

Talking about ‘Merchant of Venice’ and the ADL with Barry Edelstein

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Emperor’s New Costume

Tablet Magazine’s illustrated column imagines a nudist crestfallen over the fact that he can’t dress up for Purim. Help him fulfill his dream with do-it-yourself cut-outs.

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Albion’s Shame

In Trials of the Diaspora, Anthony Julius offers an encyclopedic history of English anti-Semitism

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Venetian Bind

Four rarely-seen plays echo

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