Dan Epstein

Party Like Tevye: Moment Magazine’s Nadine Epstein, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Theodore Bikel at Bikel’s birthday party in November.

When the Legendary Theodore Bikel Turned 90

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.

Foiled Again: Early on, Diamond’s music displayed a stripped-down coolness.

Neil Diamond's 32nd Album Is His Best in 40 Years

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.

Hey Baby, It's the 4th Of Jew-ly!

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.

Turned On, Tuned In, Dropped Out: ‘An American Hippie in Israel’ was the lone directorial effort of Amos Sefer.

The Most Psychedelic Jewish Movie Ever Made Is Back

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.

The Accidental Jew: Sammy Davis Jr. converted to Judaism after a near-fatal car accident.

How Sammy Davis Jr. Became the Great Jewish Entertainer

As a self-proclaimed ‘one-eyed black Jew,’ Sammy Davis Jr. didn’t have it easy. Tracey Davis explains in a new memoir that being his daughter could be tough too.

The Tongueless One: Paul Stanley (right) performs with bandmate and fellow tribesman Gene Simmons.

How the Son of German and Polish Jews Became the 'Starchild' of KISS

With the band KISS, Paul Stanley gleefully zigzagged between soulfulness and crassness. But the musician’s new memoir reveals the heartbreak beneath the face paint.

The Right Hand of God: Koufax salutes the crowd.

Sandy Koufax's 10 Greatest Jewish Baseball Moments

When ranking top moments in Jewish baseball history, it’s obvious Sandy Koufax needs his own category. Here are 10 highlights of the career of God’s lefthander.

The Green Monster: In one of the greatest offensive performances of all time, Shawn Green went six-for-six on May 23, 2002.

11 Greatest Jewish Moments in Baseball History (Not Including Sandy Koufax)

There’s more to Jewish baseball than Sandy Koufax. In honor of the coming baseball season, we rank the highlights sans Sandy — from Hank Greenberg to ‘the Yiddish Curver.’

Mayor of Chicago?s North Side: Harold Ramis throws out the first ball at a Cubs game in 2006.

Harold Ramis Was All of Us

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.

The Top 10 (Jewish) Valentine's Songs

What do the Turtles, Neil Diamond, KISS, The Bangles, The Ramones and The Raspberries have in common? They’re all on our list of the Top 10 Jewish Valentine’s Day Songs.