8 Best (and Worst) Mel Brooks Movies

A monthlong retrospective honors Melvin James Kaminsky, otherwise known as Mel Brooks. So here’s our ranking of Mel Brooks movies, going from worst to best.

7 Things To Know About Helena Rubinstein

The Jewish queen of beauty, Helena Rubinstein, had many secrets. The biggest one is that she wanted to change the world.

Paris Rape Suspect Borrowed Sugar From Jewish Victims

A suspect in the robbery and rape of a young couple in suburban Paris is a neighbor who borrowed sugar from the victims days before the attack, a lawyer for the victims’ family told French media.

Times Names Best Jewish Books of Year

The New York Times Book Review published its ‘100 Notable Books of 2014’ on its website Tuesday and, not surprisingly, many of them are of Jewish interest.