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
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
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.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
The strange side story of the 1905 comic operetta, which is being presented by the Metropolitan Opera on New Year’s Eve
The 1960s battle for Lower Manhattan gets the ultimate dramatic rendering
A lifelong protest avoider tiptoes into the fray with ‘Death of Klinghoffer’
Dispatch from the scene at—and in—Lincoln Center Monday night
John Adams’s masterpiece is about an American Jew murdered by Palestinian terrorists, but the real opera is off stage
Protestors plan demonstration outside Lincoln Center in New York City
Israeli Opera performs La Traviata this week at the ancient fortress
Hungary’s Ivan Fischer premieres new opera based on historic blood libel
How Richard Wagner ousted Giacomo Meyerbeer from the operatic pantheon
Uptight Brits, offensive vodka, and bootcamp diaries
Victims applaud in courtroom as judge deems defendant's conduct 'despicable. There is no justification.'
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