Why Billy Wilder Called Jerry Lewis a Shmuck And Other Showbiz Tales

Jerry Lewis and Martin Scorsese reunited for a chat at the Museum of the Moving Image. Thea Glassman reports on Lewis’s perfectionism, his relationship with Charlie Chaplin and his status as a “Super-Jew.”


Kossar's Bialys Branches Out From the Classics

Kossar’s, the famed Lower East Side bialy joint, is revamping its look and adding a wide variety of bialy flavors and fixings to its menu.


Welcome to the Sexy Frum World of Orthodox Erotica

Most erotic fiction doesn’t come with an accompanying glossary of Yiddish terms. Unless, of course, you are Shosha Pearl and your sexy fantasy novels involve Orthodox Jews and halachically correct plot lines.


When Ben Bernanke Dealt With Questions About Jewish 'Horns'

Ben Bernanke dealt with prejudice as a Jew crowing up in South Carolina — including being asked if he had horns — according to his new memoir.


Matisyahu Proud of Being Targeted by Israel Foes

Matisyahu, the Jewish-American reggae singer, is not upset about being targeted by the international boycott movement against Israel and almost losing a chance to perform at a major international music festival. In fact, he says, “I’m glad that it happened in the end.”

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