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.
Gore Vidal once famously called William F. Buckley Jr. a “crypto-Nazi.” But Jay Parini’s new biography of a man once referred to as “America’s Biographer” reveals Vidal to have more than a few anti-Semitic tendencies himself.
Jeremy Corbyn has come out of left-wing obscurity to become the next leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party — and British Jewry is worried.