Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.
In honor of a moment of awakening: April 17, 1965, when we got serious about ending the war
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
And other matters of conjugal bliss in this week’s Talmud study, including a woman’s right to sexual fulfillment
The 136-year-old Baruch Brothers Choir has survived the Holocaust, Communism, and the collapse of the former Yugoslavia
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are having their New York moment
Jon Stewart isn’t just a comedian, entertainer, or newsman—he’s a lifeline
Harris Wittels, a rising star in television and comedy, dies at 30
Seinfeld creator’s Broadway play, Fish in the Dark, begins previews this week
A new book about comedy writing is the latest in a ‘how to be funny’ genre
The Day the Clown Cried remains the comedian’s most controversial project
Billy on the Street is in-your-face, outrageous, and completely brilliant
Comic John Mulaney’s new show is a Seinfeld for the goyim—in a good way
How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon
Fearing a world bereft of the comic’s watchful eye
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art