Why Are These Secular Kids Learning Yiddish?

At a Brooklyn middle school, an after school program teaches Yiddish to secular public school students. In this audio report, Michele Siegel explains why Kindershule is more than just a different version of Hebrew school.

Miriam Schapiro Married Judaism and Feminism in Her Art

Toronto-born Miriam Schapiro, who has died at the age of 91, was both an ardent feminist and a joyous artist. Benjamin Ivry recalls her influence and her legacy.

As If! No Really, It's 'Clueless the Musical'

It looks like ‘Clueless’ is heading to Broadway! The iconic movie, which turns 20 this year, is being turned into a ‘jukebox musical.’ Whatever.

Why 'Clueless' Heroine Is Still a Role Model

This July it will be 20 years since Cher Horowitz, heroine of the 1995 teen classic ‘Clueless,’ revolutionized what it means to be a Jewish American Princess. But her legacy lives on.

The Secret Jewish History of The Grateful Dead

There isn’t anything particularly Jewish about The Grateful Dead. But Seth Rogovoy unlocks the parallel Jewish history of the band — and explains why it won such a legion of the Tribe as fans.