Fyvush Finkel: A Charming Conversation With a Longtime Serious Mensch

As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet

Find Out Which Jewish Summer Camp These Celebrities Attended

There’s a website for that

The Five Best Jewish Christmas Films

Die Hard, ScroogedTrading Places, and more

All-Star Team of Jews Defiles Christmas in Billy Bob Thornton’s ‘Bad Santa’

How the Coen brothers and Terry Zwigoff helped create a holiday classic that angers gentiles

F. Murray Abraham Talks ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

The actor on 1960s New York, the Coen Brothers, and, of course, Homeland

Coen Bros. Torture Another Schlemiel While Imagining They Are Dylan’s True Heirs

‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ opening December 6, pits the existential victim against the very possibility of Jewish success

My Jewish Characters

A writer considers the fictions of religious identity—in life and on the page

The Coens Are Doing It Again

We’re already excited for fictionalized Dave Van Ronk biopic

100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 2, Nos. 75 to 51: Barton Fink is the greatest Jewish noir, Heathers is a classic morality play, and Jeff Goldblum is, well, Jeff Goldblum

Visionaries

What makes a Jewish film? To open our 100 Greatest Jewish Films week, critics A.O. Scott and Jody Rosen talk about movies from Abie’s Irish Rose to Zelig.

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