What’s in a Building’s Name?

Looking to Maimonides for guidelines on philanthropic giving

An Education in Protesting

A lifelong protest avoider tiptoes into the fray with ‘Death of Klinghoffer’

Was the ‘Klinghoffer’ Premiere an ‘Operatic Kristallnacht’?

Dispatch from the scene at—and in—Lincoln Center Monday night

Klinghoffer at the Met

John Adams’s masterpiece is about an American Jew murdered by Palestinian terrorists, but the real opera is off stage

Controversial ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera Opens Tonight

Protestors plan demonstration outside Lincoln Center in New York City

Lincoln Center Presents an Opera Without Jews, Set in Auschwitz

‘The Passenger’ is a moving Polish Jewish-Catholic Soviet hybrid with a glaring omission. But is it a ‘Holocaust opera’?

Why the New ‘Holocaust Music’ Is an Insult to Music—and to Victims of the Shoah

A recent wave of performances turns Jewish composers into shadow images defined only by their status as Hitler’s victims

Architectural Torah

Meet the new Lincoln Square Synagogue, the first important Jewish religious building in Manhattan in four decades

Gems From New York’s Film Fest

A live-score screening of the Yiddish classic The Yellow Ticket helps launch the city’s Jewish cinema celebration

The Assimilation Stage

My Name Is Asher Lev and Disgraced bring to New York stages Jews and Muslims struggling with identity

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