New York

The Leonard Bernstein Letters, just published, reveal more about both the outer and inner life of the American Jewish composer than any biography.

Norman Lebrecht
Nov. 4 2013 12:00AM

Jack Hidary, an Orthodox entrepreneur, may not be New York’s first choice for mayor in this year’s election, but is he planning a bigger run in 2017?

Romy Zipken
Aug. 23 2013 12:00AM

Despite being funded by stalwart Zionists, two of New York’s major Jewish cultural institutions are increasingly sympathetic to anti-Israel agitation.

Bethany Mandel
Aug. 21 2013 12:00AM

“If you want to learn about life in 20th-century urban America, and the Jewish experience in particular, . . . Bellow’s work should be the first port of call.”

Adrian Tahourdin
July 22 2013 12:00AM

Was the great writer a xenophobe and anti-Semite? A closer reading, especially of his 1907 The American Scene, suggests otherwise.

Stephen Miller
July 12 2013 12:00AM

Is it possible to have an exhibit about Jewish artists without resorting to Jewish kitsch? We will have to wait to find out. 

Ari Jankelowitz
June 27 2013 12:00AM

Since 2001, the number of Jewish households in New York living below the poverty line has risen from one in six to one in five.. . .

John Ruskay
June 11 2013 12:00AM