The 13 Worst Jewish Fathers in Literature, From Abraham to Mr. Portnoy

They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.

A Maus in My House—Or, How To Teach Your Kids About the Holocaust

My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.

Morsi to Face Trial; ‘Knockout’ Suspect Arrested

Plus what a war on Christmas would actually look like, and more in the news

Q&A With Art Spiegelman, Creator of ‘Maus’

The influential artist talks about his Jewish Museum retrospective, ‘Mad magazine, and how the Shoah trumps art all of the time

Art Spiegelman’s 9/11 ‘New Yorker’ Cover

How a family collaboration 12 years ago became an indelible part of history

Holocaust Graphic Novels Give Israelis a Way To Connect to a Past Not Quite Theirs

New publications from Rutu Modan and Michel Kichka offer bittersweet depictions of the complicated history of 20th-century Jews

Daybreak: Early Elections Coming to Israel

Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results

Tel Aviv’s Comics Knock-Out

Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb

Sendak, of ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ Has Died

Quintessential children’s book author with a dark side

Fear Factor

Holocaust books for children can be terrifying—for adults. How do we teach our kids about history without scarring them for life?

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