Arts & Culture

Reflections on Jewish humor.

Joseph Epstein
Jan. 11 2017 12:01AM

Mindless automatons on the Jewish mind.

Jan. 10 2017 12:01AM

The great composer was a devout Christian, but what did he think of the Jews?

Alex Ross
Jan. 9 2017 12:01AM

Different languages employ different methods of generating nicknames, but they all satisfy the same two needs: to show special affection and to demonstrate special intimacy.

Jan. 5 2017 12:01AM

From a ḥasidic action film to My Crazy Ex-Girlfrend.

Rebecca Margolin
Dec. 20 2016 12:01AM

Bringing Jewish music back from the ashes of Kristallnacht.

Jordan Kutzik
Dec. 19 2016 12:01AM

The Band’s Visit.

Ben Brantley
Dec. 13 2016 12:01AM

What should be the mission of the Yiddish poet?

Jacob Glatstein
Dec. 12 2016 12:01AM

Friends, but never close, our paths intersected and then diverged, until this past September, when I connected with Leonard for the last time.

Nov. 30 2016 12:01AM

What else should it be?

Ruth Wisse and Dara Horn
Nov. 23 2016 12:01AM

The art of annotation.

Avraham Holtz
Nov. 22 2016 12:01AM

Year after year, most of what gets served up to young Jewish readers is poorly conceived, substantively shallow, and reeking of chicken-soup nostalgia.

Nov. 16 2016 12:01AM

An author who upended his own parables.

Adam Kirsch
Nov. 15 2016 12:01AM