Arts & Culture

Once upon a time, Jews lived here.

Samuel Tadros
March 24 2017 12:01AM

Where does the Yiddish word narishkayt come from?

March 22 2017 12:01AM

A novel for our times, and an exposition “more gripping than anything on Netflix.”

March 21 2017 12:01AM

Cecil B. DeMille’s absent heirs.

March 20 2017 12:01AM

In a new lecture series, a master teacher shows the enduring relevance of the great 19th-century novelist’s Daniel Deronda.

March 15 2017 12:01AM

A Purim story.

Sholem Aleichem
March 9 2017 12:01AM

Remembering David Rubinger.

March 9 2017 12:01AM

Nine Love Letters.

Marina Gerner
March 7 2017 12:01AM

His pro-fascism and anti-Semitism call for stringent judgment.

Adam Kirsch
March 2 2017 12:01AM

How the Met, in its exhibition Jerusalem 1000-1400 and in its defense against critics of that exhibition, exploits the vocabulary of openness.

March 1 2017 12:01AM

The Metropolitan Museum’s Jerusalem 1000-1400 masked centuries of struggle for power and survival in the Holy Land—and effaced both the presence and the subjugation of its Jews.

Feb. 23 2017 12:01AM

Like a soufflé, Moonglow is lighter than it looks.

Wynn Wheldon
Feb. 20 2017 12:01AM