Leonard Lewis, who has died at the age of 78, worked as a hairstylist for Stanley Kubrick’s films and the Beatles.
Abbie Hoffman would have turned 80 today. Fellow Yippie Paul Krassner remembers the good old days—which include dropping acid with Groucho Marx.
Once upon a time, Susan Sontag, Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti had high hopes for the late Fidel Castro. Eventually, their hopes were dashed by the realities of Cuba.
The Rothschild family remains unsurpassed in their civic generosity. A new book explains just how generous — and why.
Journalist and photographer Ruth Gruber, who died at 105, made a lifetime habit of being at the right place at the right time.
William F. Buckley Jr., the acerbic late founder of National Review and host of “Firing Line” could be the consummate gentleman — especially in his friendships with Jews.
Vladimir Zeldin, the star of Moscow’s Red Army Theatre, who played Don Quixote at age 90, has died at the age of 101. He never forgot his Jewish roots.
Strikes in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Bad blood between donors and musicians. What can be done about the tumult consuming America’s symphonies? Could more Jewish artists help?
Takahito, Prince Mikasa — the youngest brother of Japanese emperor Hirohito — has died at 100. He leaves behind a surprising Jewish history.
The late French president Francois Mitterrand would have turned 100 on October 26. He has been called both anti-Semite and a friend to the Jews. Benjamin Ivry gets to the heart of the debate.