Remembering the Heyday of Yiddish Theater

The new Yiddish theater exhibit as opened at the Museum of the City of New York. We talk with curator Edna Nahshon about how the art form reigned in the early 20th Century even as some were decrying it as filth.


Paleo Blintzes With Blueberry Topping

This recipe contains dairy-free milk and cassava flour, replacing the traditional white flour and refined sugar.

Eagles of Death Metal to Perform in Israel in September

Eagles of Death Metal, the California band whose Paris concert was attacked by terrorists in November, will perform in Israel.

Cable TV’s Mothers Come Out — As Jewish, and Sexual

Today’s Jewish television mothers are more ethnic and sexual than ever. See: “Transparent,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” and “Broad City.”


‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’s’ Lainie Kazan Is The World’s Most Famous Jewish ‘Greek’ Mama

We have already established that “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” is the story of basically every Jewish family everywhere. But did you know that the movie’s heart and soul is actually Jewish?

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