American Jewish History

Unlike some contemporaries, he spoke unapologetically of his Jewish heritage.

Aug. 17 2020 12:01AM

“He sings with a real Jewish turn, with a real Jewish moan and sigh.”

Henry Sapoznik
July 20 2020 12:01AM

History à la carte.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
July 17 2020 12:01AM

Marvin Schick, in memoriam.

Menachem Butler
April 28 2020 12:01AM

From Barbadian slave to respected member of New York’s Jewish elite.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
April 13 2020 12:01AM

Even in comparison with other contributions to American popular culture, comic books tell an especially Jewish story.

April 7 2020 12:01AM

Embracing the connection between two stories of emancipation.

Darcy Fryer
April 6 2020 12:01AM

Carl Laemmle and the “boys from Laupheim.”

Andrew Bergman
April 1 2020 12:01AM

A tale of two Mordecais and a failed attempt to create a Jewish statelet in western New York.

Stuart Halpern
Feb. 28 2020 12:01AM

A life in full.

Jay Lefkowitz
Feb. 21 2020 12:01AM

Replacing Latin crosses with Stars of David.

Shashank Bengali
Feb. 17 2020 12:01AM

The “black wedding.”

Jeremy Brown
Feb. 14 2020 12:01AM

In the words of Gershom Scholem, “Nonsense based on me!”

Zvi Leshem
Feb. 3 2020 12:01AM