Yiddish New York Transports Viewers to an Alternative Universe

The first-ever Yiddish New York festival has kicked off, featuring a slew of art exhibits, klezmer courses and the top names in Yiddish music. Seth Rogovoy offers a preview.

How Dylan Thomas Wrote My Favorite Jewish Christmas Story

Is it possible to grow up Jewish with an abiding love for Welsh poetry, Irish music and “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”? Adam Langer certainly hopes so.


Bulletproof Stockings, World's First All-Female Hasidic Rock Band, Gets Debut Album

They’re labeled as the world’s first all female Hasidic rock band, challenging conventions while still keeping the faith, yet alternative-rock band Bulletproof Stockings is taking more than just the Hasidic world by storm.


The Rise of Jewish-Fusion Restaurants

Jewish and non-Jewish chefs across the country are combining traditional Jewish dishes with elements of other cuisines.

Why I Still Celebrate Christmas Without Guilt

As the holiday season approaches, Britta Lokting still counts down the days to Christmas. It reminds her of her grandmother’s immigration and assimilation story. And also of a good excuse to have a party.

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