Rokhl’s Golden City: Finding a home in Yiddishland while challenging the status quo
Rokhl’s Golden City: Classic movies you can see on the big screen—and rarer curiosities you should seek out
Judaism offers the same baroque supernatural possibilities that Christianity does. So why is it rarely a universal source for genre filmmakers? And what does it say about human evil?
World War II, the Cold War, American racism, Polish introspection, and Jerry Lewis
Rokhl’s Golden City: Montreal’s shape-shifting klezmer genius Socalled transmigrates into a new album—and gay porn
Rokhl’s Golden City: How Yiddish entered American pop culture, and how American pop culture penetrated the Yiddish vernacular
Israel’s Gesher theater company gives the classic tale of religious spirits a modern psychological turn
Newly digitized recordings offer an unprecedented glimpse of the Ukrainian-Jewish past
It’s the opposite of ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ New York City Ballet’s new production opens this week.
Today on Jewcy: In ‘Looking Through Glass,’ a modern retelling of the classic story.
The late Marcin Wrona’s dark new Dybbuk parable digs deep into a haunted past
Sigalit Landau’s ‘Salt Bride,’ inspired by S. Ansky’s ‘The Dybbuk,’ is on display at London’s Marlborough Contemporary
He came to me for psychoanalysis—and to exorcise the spirit that was taking over his mind
Warning: Do not, under any circumstances, open this story
For Halloween, the dybbuk—a demon that invades Jewish bodies—is back from the shtetl, and special rabbis will drive it out
They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.
‘The Possession,’ starring Matisyahu, fails to live up to the potential of Jewish horror films
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