A law mandating the course for all public high school students is based on two unreplicated studies that distort the data
Conversations with some of California’s most vulnerable families show they have become the targets of increasingly autocratic officials entrusted with the education of their children
Ethnic studies consultants ride a wave of profits across America’s schools and corporate workplaces
The owner of Bubby’s restaurant in Manhattan rides a wave of legalization and innovation to make weed as delicious as dessert
He introduced Tom Wolfe to the Acid Tests. Nabokov felt the pain of his turtles in Miami Beach. An encounter with the rare great writer who is also a huge mensch.
‘At the age of 78, when I should have accepted my past and the things I have done, I find it challenging to write candidly about my own experiences with anti-Semitism’
The state’s proposed new ethnic studies curriculum is even worse than you imagined
The flight of terrified techies from California to Texas marks the end of one era, and the beginning of a new one
Does California still have space for dreamers and freaks?
On the shrinking stage of the once-mighty pro Israel conference, Mike Bloomberg looks even smaller than usual
A rock prince pays respect to his elders in the moving documentary ‘Echo in the Canyon’
A visit with Hank Lazer in Tuscaloosa, wondering ‘what is a Jew doing here’
An Israeli chef’s new Palo Alto coffee shop is serving nothing but the Cadillac of pastries—sweet and savory babka
Maria Estrada promotes Louis Farrakhan and attacked a Jewish politician over his religion. She also claims she’s just ‘anti-Zionist.’
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
For Zoketsu Norman Fischer—retired abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, experimental poet, and founder of an influential Jewish meditation group—the question is the answer
The septuagenarian Jewish surfing icon Kathy Kohner Zuckerman is still riding that wave
Hippie memories of California Gov. Ronald Reagan’s bad jokes
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