Vulture’s list of top 100 jokes prove to shape modern comedy prove Jews are the real kings of comedy.
Guitarist Glenn Frey has died at the age of 67. Seth Rogovoy takes a look back at the surprising Jewish influences of Frey’s band, The Eagles.
The Beatles’ music is finally streaming on Apple Music and Spotify. Seth Rogovoy provides a guide to the Top 10 most Jewish songs from the Fab Four’s oeuvre.
Last weekend’s Yiddish New York festival offered lessons in “Heebonics” and Yiddish ska music, and most of the great Yiddish musicians, scholars and artists of today. Seth Rogovoy offers a tour of the “boundless, utterly unexpected adventure.”
When we look back at Kulturfest, “Death of a Salesman” and Barack Obama using the words “chutzpah” and “verklempt,” it looks like 2015 was the most Yiddish year we’ve had in ages.
The idea of “The Jew as Other” runs through this weekend’s Yiddish New York events, ranging from art exhibits to cabaret performances set perhaps appropriately, during Christmastime.
The first-ever Yiddish New York festival has kicked off, featuring a slew of art exhibits, klezmer courses and the top names in Yiddish music. Seth Rogovoy offers a preview.
A jewish screenwriter, the most nebbishy Jewish director ever and some improbably Jewish folklore have conspired to create George Lucas’s new blockbuster, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
What do Bon Dylan, Bela Fleck, Joshua Redman, Julia Wolfe, Barry Manilow and a slow of others have in common? They all boast Jewish heritage and they’re all nominated for Grammy Awards this year.
Patti Smith’s new novel, “M Train,” talks about her attraction to religion and Jewish mentors.