Hasidic Guys Watch 'Fiddler on the Roof' for the First Time — and Kinda Like It

Watching ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ is tradition. (TRAAAADITION!) So here’s what happened when Orthodox website Jew and the City screened the film to Hasidim for the first time.


Going To Carnival in Rio? We Have All the Jewish Hotspots

Brazilians know how to party. Nowhere is that more obvious than at Carnival, Brazil’s most popular celebration festively combining its rich and multi-ethnic melting pot. It’s also one of the world’s largest multi-day celebrations, when ecstatic crowds enjoy fabulous samba parades and enormous street parties.

Lena Dunham Thrilled She's Mistaken for 1 of the 'Broke Girls'

“Girls” creator and star Lena Dunham says she’s not going to correct her bodega man on this one.


Giving Dairy Its Due at Breakfast

Leah Koenig looks at the primacy of meat in Ashkenazi cuisine and suggests that we give dairy another chance.

How a Holocaust Film Earned Jacques Rivette's Deepest Contempt

Seminal New Wave film director Jacques Rivette has died at the age of 87. Robert Zaretsky remembers how a review written by Rivette changed the way we view films about the Holocaust.

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