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Asch’s Passion

A popular Yiddish novelist strove for immortality by taking on Jesus, but it cost him his core audience and made him a marked man

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The Bogeymen of Studio 60

On Aaron Sorkin’s new show, the banter is flying and the Christian right is raging

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Way Up in the Gods

Luba Kadison, once a member of famed Yiddish theater company the Vilna Troupe, reminisces about her past

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Radical Roots

Why the Yiddish workers’ movement was an American phenomenon

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Beyond the Melting Pot

A hipster scholar makes room on his provocative playlist for the jubilant, in-your-face shtick of Mickey Katz

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Back from the Shadows

Dovid Bergelson’s skepticism served him poorly in life but sublimely in art

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