If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Rightly or wrongly, Talmudic thinkers presumed that gentiles would persecute the Jews in their midst
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
With his influential alternative music marathon this weekend, the anti-institutional artist grapples with accolades
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and critic was 89
AP reporters win for series on NYPD spying on Muslims
The U.S. poet laureate, who died this weekend, on growing up Jewish in Detroit, playing tennis in verse, and hanging on to his memories, which are the source of his art
With Stephen Sondheim’s second collection of his lyrics, the hyper-articulate, neurotic, modernist master Broadway songwriter takes a curtain call
A breathless biography of Wendy Wasserstein hints at the tensions in the playwright’s life but, like its subject, fails to confront them
Mark Strand, the former poet laureate and a Pulitzer Prize winner, has given up poetry and turned to making art. He talks about his work, Jewish mothers, absence, and Israel.
A new book tells the story of a middle-class Jewish girl from Westchester who changed her name, moved to Pakistan, and became a leading voice of radical Islamism
Enquirer’s Levine expects to be shut out
A new biography charts Joseph Pulitzer’s path from immigrant cub reporter to newspaper magnate and boss from hell
Costumes, revelry, and satire weren’t always synonymous with the holiday
Acclaimed Israeli writer and poet brought Jewish music to the masses
Pioneering Jewish comic artist credited with inventing the graphic novel
Tom Schweich was reportedly the target of anti-Semitic ‘whisper campaign’
Study finds frequency of anti-Semitic incidents at seven-year high
Dressing in costume for the holiday shouldn’t involve cultural appropriation
Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz
Star Trek, and especially Mr. Spock, loomed large in our mythology
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter