Theodore Bikel turned 90 last month. The man who played Tevye talked to the Forward about growing up socialist, Bob Dylan and how to not get bored in your nineties.
Neil Diamond’s new album harkens back to an earlier time in his career — it’s not the ‘cool Neil’ of the 1960s, but rather the soft-rock idol of the 1970s.
Jewish artists have written some of America’s most patriotic rock songs. Here is a list of songs by Semitic singers to accompany your fireworks display.
Groovy dance sequences. Hippie nudity. Loads of ‘Right on’ dialogue. 40 years after it first appeared, Amos Sefer’s ‘An American Hippie in Israel’ finally returns to the small screen.
Harold Ramis had a hand in some of the most influential comedies of the late 20th Century. Dan Epstein recalls he helped shape the humor of a generation.
Only one Jewish manager has ever led his team to World Series glory. Nearly seven decades later, Brad Ausmus of the Detroit Tigers will seek to take his place in baseball history.
A Latin version of ‘Hava Nagila?’ An Afro-Cuban dance number about Manischewitz? It’s all in a new record celebrating the fusion of Latin and Jewish culture.
The rare collision of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah has resulted in a pop-cultural melange. Our critic’s playlist offers the best of both worlds (and holidays).
Brad Ausmus is the Detroit Tigers’ new manager. He’s only the sixth Jewish manager in major league history — and his lack of experience is raising eyebrows.
True, Halacha says Jews shouldn’t celebrate Halloween. But the allure of haunted houses and candy corn is too powerful for all but the most observant Jewish songsmiths.