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
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
An excerpt from Pierre Birnbaum’s new biography of the French titan
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘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
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
In The Woman in Gold, Mirren takes on Austria for her family’s artwork
German museum hangs painting backwards to raise money to rightfully buy it
Max Liebermann painting part of massive Munich trove discovered in 2012
The 1921 work, ‘Woman Sitting in an Armchair,’ was found in Munich in 2011
But his agreement to return the art to original owners remains legally binding
Cornelius Gurlitt, who died Tuesday, leaves massive collection of contested art
German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt leaves art trove worth $1.4 billion and no will
Experts to determine original owners of Chagall and Picasso masterpieces
Germany recluse’s hidden stash includes work by Monet, Renoir, and Matisse
Norwegian museum returning $20 million painting to art dealer’s family
Trebek: 'Whenever people to go temple... they sing Kinky Boots!'
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.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews