A Heartbreaking Picture of Rare Genius Shows America Without Jews

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made

Man Sentenced for Synagogue Bomb Threat

Faces 33 months in prison for calling in threat to Houston congregation

‘I’m More Jewish Than You Think I Am’

Texas Governor Rick Perry boasts Semitic street cred at Los Angeles deli

A Vegetarian Food Truck Called Shhmaltz

Quirky Jewish deli truck serves up falafel and vegan Reubens in Austin, TX

When Stanley Marcus Invited Nazi Collaborator Coco Chanel to Dallas

In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own

Lyndon Johnson Was Scheduled To Visit My Austin Shul the Day After Kennedy Died

But in December 1963, the new president made up the date, honoring a long Jewish friendship

Rihanna in Tel Aviv; Texas A&M’s Israel Campus

Plus Kerry says peace talks have intensified, and more in the news

Greetings from South By Southwest

The Scroll is on location at the massive tech gathering in Austin

Stealing Baby Jesus in Texas

A tale of teenage yuletide high jinx

The Hanukkah Houston Hoedown

Bringing the cheer to the Lone Star State

Kinky Friedman to Run for Texas Governor?

The cosmic cowboy may ride the campaign trail again

My Cousin, The Barbecue Maven

The NYT gives two stars to a Lone Star restaurant

When Granny Beat Back the Klan, Armed With an American Flag and a Frying Pan

With an American flag in her hand, my immigrant grandmother stood up to a gang of Texas roughnecks

Praised Be GCB

The born-again ABC show offers Kristin Chenoweth, camp, and TV that doesn’t require Talmudic analysis

The Lone Rainbow State

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