Anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses is swelling. It’s time to go on the attack.
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’
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of 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
After the fall of Saigon, a Baltimore synagogue helped 15 Vietnamese become Americans
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
The filmmaker drops some knowledge in an interview with Channel 2 Israel
Do the Woody Allen-family paternity revelations signal the end of the nebbishy übermensch?
Plus Israel asks U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur, and more in the news
Noah Baumbach’s new Frances Ha shows the fate of a generation enamored of the nebbishy narcissist
Celebrating the King of Swing
The Israeli clarinetist continues to turn heads
A photographer sets up film stills at their original locations
A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman
The actor/writer/director talks to Jewcy about anxiety and Hebrew School
This might be the worst 45 minutes of your life
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.