Celebrating the King of Swing
The Israeli clarinetist continues to turn heads
A photographer sets up film stills at their original locations
A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman
The actor/writer/director talks to Jewcy about anxiety and Hebrew School
This might be the worst 45 minutes of your life
Printable Larry David and Woody Allen flu masks
David Krakauer links the mediums
Remembering a brilliant, generous friend
Plus over a thousand Palestinians displaced last year, and more
The funny, sad Dark Horse adds a creepy loser in love to the director’s catalog of misanthropes
Plus among the Hasidim undercover and in drag, and more
Accused rapist, a Jew, decries ‘age-old witch hunt of a minority group’
Let the anti-Semitic conspiracy-mongering commence!
In Damsels in Distress, preppy auteur Whit Stillman fetishizes a world of limits, quite contrary to the Jewish director to whom he’s often compared
Plus Bibi spares the Hebron house-hunters, and more
A writer born in the capital of Holocaust denial tours the Jewish state as the cold war between Iran and Israel is about to get hot
Allen to bring cinema to its peak.
While American Jews cultivate a hyphenated identity, French Jews like to make themselves wholly French. Do we still share a cultural language?
Here’s what to root for
Rick Santorum may not like it, but it has its benefits
Woody Allen and Dick Cavett discuss their childhoods
Plus the Jewish EGOTs, and more
Israeli film ‘Footnote,’ Jonah Hill, Woody Allen among nominees
What makes a Jewish film? To open our 100 Greatest Jewish Films week, critics A.O. Scott and Jody Rosen talk about movies from Abie’s Irish Rose to Zelig.
Schindler’s List is astoundingly stupid, Inglourious Basterds is cartoonishly potent, and more in our list of the greatest Jewish movies of all time
And I’m afraid to tell
Plus, when Brody met Allen, biking through Tel Aviv, and more
A 2006 Woody Allen film festival in Manhattan screened more than 30 of the New York master’s movies. One writer tried to go to every one of them.