Artist Jason Mecier sculpts the rich and famous out of detritus
A tale of ducks, hens, and sexually voracious crows
Brooklyn Seltzer Boys is the last of a dying breed
After the illustrators escaped the Nazis, Lewitt-Him brought their Eastern European sensibility to London, where they designed everything from propaganda posters to stamps
A new exhibit celebrates two of the art of illusion’s greatest practitioners
By the author of ‘From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler’ and ‘About the B’nai Bagels’
View designer Stuart Weitzman’s historic shoe collection, and salivate
If you always thought ‘Finding Nemo’ should’ve had a very different ending, I have just the book for you
Bagel-and-lox cuff links? Babka earrings? I’ve got you covered.
A new documentary explores the Jewish origins of Blue Note Records, but evades some tough questions
The Cubbyhole is a genuinely welcoming place in a world that can feel anything but
A century after ‘God Bless America,’ three picture books celebrate the composer
Today would’ve been the civil rights icon’s birthday, so why not take a moment to teach the young ones about his life and pursuit of justice?
The documentary ‘Love, Gilda’ makes us miss Gilda Radner—and all her beloved ‘Saturday Night Live’ characters—even more
Emma Lazarus, Elena Kagan, Gloria Steinem and others need not apply
I used to think her bags were tacky. Thank God I’ve changed.
It was a sweet and charming comedy, until that dark, terrible, and utterly unnecessary twist
A new book looks at the women—in particular, the Jewish women—who are changing television
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia marks the hundredth anniversary of the composer’s birth with an exhibit about his personal life and social activism
Jewish summer camp in the 1970s and 1980s was a veritable hotbed of Michael Cohens. What if you dated THAT ONE?
The Facebook CEO better drop the nebbish act and learn real teshuvah
And with them the hope of change through activism
Three young Canadian artists with a political bent look at Jewish refugee history in ‘Old Stock’
Joy Box Club delivers well-designed holiday-themed goodies
I thought ‘Admissions’ was a comedy, while my husband was sure it was a drama
A new exhibit spotlights the work of picture-book icons Russell and Lillian Hoban
Naomi Shihab Nye and Yehuda Amichai walk into a bar
Evil tyrant, proto-feminist, or blank slate onto whom we project our fears and desires
Out of print for years, Maira Kalman’s children’s books are back for a new generation to enjoy
On the 40th anniversary of the first computer bulletin board system, it’s amazing how little has changed about the web’s tech bro culture