Jules Feiffer’s American Follies: The goblins are coming
It’s Halloween. Kids want to be scared. And there is a gaping, bloody hole in the canon.
How theremin virtuosa Clara Rockmore’s life and loves shaped her eerie music
A Jewish literary mystery for Halloween
Be prepared, believe in evil, and carry a big gun
Episode 110: Alice Hoffman’s new prequel to ‘Practical Magic,’ and a neo-pagan priest and Harvard Divinity student
Spooky, scary! Boys becoming men, men becoming wolves!
Tablet en Español: Envidioso de los niños geniales de la TV norteamericana, armé mi propia festividad
Envious of the cool kids on American TV, I fashioned my own holiday
How did a holiday that once seemed like a bit of harmless fun turn into a source of conflict for many American Jews?
Rokhl’s Golden City: Yiddish vampires, Jewish Magic, Frankenstein, and ‘all those other impotent gods’
Today on Jewcy: We present to you, four purrfect TV lady looks.
Bookworm: Gustav Meyrink’s 1914 novel is a spectacle of horror and backhanded anti-Semitism. What’s there to be afraid of?
My father taught me that a Jew waits. And so I wait, out here in the pumpkin patch.
Warning: Do not, under any circumstances, open this story
This Halloween, ‘have your child step into their Jewish heritage…[and] save the world the only way he knows how, by dressing as his favorite army man!’
For Halloween, the dybbuk—a demon that invades Jewish bodies—is back from the shtetl, and special rabbis will drive it out
The master of horror talks Goosebumps, scaring kids, and his Passover Seders
Kids’ fascination with the undead goes far beyond one holiday, but it’s a perfect time to talk about Jewish traditions around death