60% of Gaza Victims of Israel Strikes Were Women, Children or Elderly, Study Finds

An Associated Press investigation into Israeli airstrikes on Gaza homes during last summer’s war against Hamas concluded that 508 people, or over 60 percent of the casualties, were children, women and older men.

Red Mystery: Robert Motherwell’s 1970 painting ‘Open No. 153: In Scarlet with White Line.’

Henry Geldzahler Gets Another 15 Minutes of Fame

Henry Geldzahler’s seminal exhibit helped launch giants of contemporary art like Andy Warhol and Mark Rothko. Is the influential curator getting a second 15 minutes of fame?

Inner Tranquility: Roger Cohen writes that he grew into a “liberal Zionist.”

New York Times Columnist Roger Cohen Opens Up in Family Memoir

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen explores his family history from Lithuania to Africa and Israel in a new memoir. At the center is his mother’s tragic battle with depression.

Femme Fatale: Jewish silent film star Theda Bara was born in Cincinnati in 1855.

Of Steven Spielberg, the Shvitz, Langston Hughes and 11 Other Things About Jewish Ohio

Did you know that the Buckeye State was home to an iconic Jewish bathhouse — or that whale-fishing is illegal there? Here are 12 other (sort of) Jewish facts about Ohio.


Emile Hirsch Checks Into Alcohol Rehab

Actor Emile Hirsch, star of the film ‘Into the Wild,’ was being treated at an alcohol rehabilitation facility after he allegedly assaulted a film executive at the Sundance Film Festival last month in Utah, his lawyer said.