Shani Boianjiu’s new novel is a coming of age set in the Israeli Defense Forces. It’s about a world that’s been so strange for so long, no one thinks it’s strange anymore.
The tabloid photographer Weegee chronicled tenements and stoops, places where one could glance up from the comics and watch a body hit the ground.
A new book examines the role Jewish immigrants played in opposing Prohibition. Does it say more about Jews or about the broader American culture?
The groundbreaking PBS series ‘Prohibition’ depicts Jews as being caught in the crosshairs of a cultural movement that redefined their identity as new Americans.
It is peculiar, in a film based on the tendency of people to act wrongfully, for all the characters to do exactly what is right.