How Do You Say 'Uppercut' in Yiddish?

Who says Jews don’t know how to fight? We’ve been quite adept at defending ourselves — and a new exhibit at YIVO delves into the colorful Yiddish lexicon that describes how it’s done.

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'The Wire' Creator David Simon Calls on Baltimore Protestors to 'Go Home'

As protestors continue to demonstrate against police brutality in Baltimore, David Simon, creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” took to his personal website to try to diffuse the tension.

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Want to Date Jake Gyllenhaal? Gotta Go Through Mom.

Jake Gyllenhaal is a good Jewish boy. Exhibit A: [he takes all his first dates to meet his mom.

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Hilary Swank Will Play Deborah Lipstadt in New Biopic

‘Million Dollar Baby’ star Hilary Swank will be throwing different kinds of punches in her new project. The actress is set to star in an adaptation of Deborah Lipstadt’s book, ‘History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.’

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Carnegie Deli Shut Down Over Illegal Gas Line

Con Ed contends that the famous deli used “a Y-shaped piece of plumbing” to misappropriate natural gas for six years.

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