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Alisa Solomon’s kaleidoscopic look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ explores the political and cultural backdrop of the 49-year-old smash
Biographer Seth Lipsky talks about Abraham Cahan, his political sway, and the evolution of the Jewish press
Jeremy Dauber’s biography of the genius behind Tevye traces his life and legacy from shtetl child to international superstar
In his new book, ‘Like Dreamers,’ Yossi Klein Halevi chronicles the clash of Utopian visions that followed the Six Day War
In a wide-ranging conversation, Israel’s greatest novelist talks about working the land, making art, and Natalie Portman
‘First Cousin Once Removed’ shows the complexity of a man at the end of his life and the ravages—and blessings—of memory loss
The irreverent 82-year-old left Orthodox Borough Park long ago. But she’s still wrestling with the rituals of her past.
Dan Kaufman and his band Barbez blend jazz, rock, liturgical melodies, and Italian neo-realism on ‘Bella Ciao’
In his new book, the controversial author warns against complacency, saying that prejudice against Jews is uniquely adaptable
The award-winning director talks about why ‘Afternoon Delight’ begins with a lap dance and ends with Shabbat
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Hungarian actor Géza Röhrig stars in Auschwitz drama Son of Saul
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Support pours in from left and right, as well as Israeli President Rivlin
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‘It is time to raise to red card to racism. In Palestine and everywhere.’
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Bobby Fischer vies for the 1972 World Chess Championship, takes on ‘the Russians and the Jews’
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Flint tools from Paleolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods are history
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Should we continue to revere the works of Jewish leaders who act wrongfully?
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Delegates will vote today on motion to ouster Israel Football Association from soccer’s embattled global governing organization
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Bibi announces support for Arab Peace Initiative. It doesn’t matter if it’s real.
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The centenarian author formed an Orthodox congregation in his home in 1952. It thrives today.
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The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.