Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature is a scintillating reminder of the death and life of great books
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
Teenagers need to learn about more than anatomy, as some Jewish educators already know
‘The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook’ offers insight into the city’s prewar culinary scene—and pioneering restaurateur Fania Lewando
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Nazi propaganda: show it, or bury it? A new documentary takes on the question.
A scene from Maxime Giroux’s Felix and Meira, out this month in the U.S.
Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz
He wrote The Imitation Game. His mom was Jewish community liaison.
From Boyhood to Birdman, everything you need to know for Sunday night
Longtime studio head will form her own production company within Sony
Taking of Pelham One Two Three director died at 89
Pawel Pawlikowski’s bracing film up for Foreign Language Academy Award
A rabbi’s take on Ridley Scott’s new blockbuster, Exodus: Gods and Kings
Young female soldiers battle office work and boredom in dark comedy
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
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.