Launching his new novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar,” David Grossman discusses Trump, Netanyahu and (surprisingly) the business of stand-up comedy.
Donald Trump’s unexpected, blood-curdling victory on Tuesday confirmed the fear that a movement of populist nativism is sweeping much of the western world. A wave that began in the so-called Visegrád states of Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Slovakia — Hungary’s Viktor Orbán was a Trumpian figure before there even was a Donald Trump — and in the United Kingdom with the Brexit vote has washed up on the shores of the United States.
Jeremy Corbyn, the British Labour Party’s embattled leader, got credit for not being an anti-Semite Sunday night, but little else in his appearance before a London audience of Jewish Labour voters.
Barbra Streisand duets with Hugh Jackman, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Pine and Anne Hathaway on her new album “Encore.” The results are decidedly mixed, though an improvement over her last album.
One of the unexpected pleasures of recent years has been the second coming of the South African-born British novelist and playwright Deborah Levy.
Liam Hoare admits thinking the image of an Israeli airplane bedecked in the colors of the rainbow flag was a hoax. Unfortunately, the $2.9M boondoggle to promote Tel Aviv Pride was very real.
When a right-wing Polish government wants to repress history by silencing a controversial historian, American Jews must speak up, Liam Hoare writes.
In a wide-ranging interview at his home in Israel, Amos Oz talks about the origins of his politics and his art his new Natalie Portman film and the one book of his that he still re-reads.
George Weidenfeld, a British Jew who fled Nazi-ruled Austria as a child and funded the rescue of up to 2,000 Christians from Islamic State, has died at 96.
Lord Greville Janner, a British Member of Parliament, dedicated much of his life to championing Jewish causes. But his legacy is tainted by unresolved allegations of child abuse.