Several Pop art works are now part of the collection of the Chicago Art Institute — thanks to 90-year-old Jewish industrialist Stefan Edlis.
Ever notice that suburbia and science fiction star in Steven Spielberg’s movies? That’s partly because the filmmaker spent his teenage years in Phoenix, Arizona.
Born Fritz Mandelbaum in Vienna, Frederic Morton escaped to New York and came to fame writing about the country that expelled him.
‘Woman in Gold’ uses every single cliché about Vienna, the Nazis and intergenerational friendship. But Anna Goldenberg writes it will leave at least you craving Sacher torte.
‘The Cobbler,’ in which Adam Sandler stars as a Jewish cobbler with magical powers, received dismal reviews. Perhaps that’s because it hasn’t found its audience.
The Forward has learned that Naomi Firestone-Teeter will be the new director of the Jewish Book Council.
Montreal-based Ben Gonshor won the first-ever The David and Clare Rosen Memorial Play Contest for his historical drama “When Blood Ran Red.”
A defunct synagogue in Boston tries to revive its community — by finding the descendants of its founding members who immigrated from Lithuania. Does it have a ghost of a chance?
Have you ever wondered what has become of your childhood bully? Allen Kurzweil did — and found a story of fraud, lies, and precious little redemption.
Massachusetts is home to 4% of the country’s Jewish population and 4% of the state is Jewish. Here’s what else you might not know about the Bay State — starting with Leonard Nimoy.