How I sat out the Vietnam War in an English department in Manchester, England, only to come home to another battle in New York
What the late Yugoslav filmmaker Dušan Makavejev contributed to Greenwich Village’s life-affirming anti-authoritarian counterculture
Campus Week: A memoir of discomfort—and progress—as a graduate student at the University of Michigan in the 1960s
‘Flesh,’ Brigid Brophy’s reissued 1960s novel of middle-class intellectuals, is a psychosexual, art-historical, Rubenesque frolic through English anti-Semitism and suppressed sexuality
A half-century after his groundbreaking ‘ethnopoetic’ anthology, Jerome Rothenberg’s shamanic journey into the sacred poetry of the past continues to lead him to the unknowns of poetry’s future
Fifty years ago this month, a Jewish youth group issued a remarkable ‘concert service in jazz’ album featuring Herbie Hancock and other greats titled ‘Hear, O Israel’—but the composer hated it
Bookworm: Sex, barbiturates, and the internal lives of women, in a flawlessly crafted and perfectly unstylish seminal work of American culture
Remembering the heilige yid of Manhattan’s West Side in the 1960s and ’70s
The septuagenarian Jewish surfing icon Kathy Kohner Zuckerman is still riding that wave
‘The Deputy,’ staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII’s moral failures in World War II
The new documentary ‘Eva Hesse,’ opening this week, explores the too short, too beautiful life of an art heroine
A modest proposal for A. Philip Randolph and the architecture of New York
The Chairman of the Board died 17 years ago today. In his centennial year, a tour of his deep-seated Zionism.
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
The art institution revisits and reenacts (sort of) a hit 1966 Minimalist and Conceptualist show—but why?
Though it’s not exactly what we had in mind for the nebbishy copywriter
‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ opening December 6, pits the existential victim against the very possibility of Jewish success
Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism
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