Of Chelsea Clinton, the Coen Brothers and 9 other facts about Jewish Arkansas! http://jd.fo/p7JaL
"As both artists and citizens, do we have to present a political opinion? Are we representing Israel or just ourselves?"
We talked to 5 Israeli artists attending Fibd Angouleme about BDS and Charlie Hebdo.
What do you think? Can Israeli comics be a-political?
Only two more hours to go before the HBO Mel Brooks Special! We watched it and here's our take: http://jd.fo/s7KvF
Let us know what you think!
For his inaugural whisky column, Scotch connoisseur Dan Friedman pits smoky Lagavulin 16 against the newly available Monkey Shoulder.
What's your poison?
Natalie Portman attended her first ever Dior Haute Couture fashion show. Does this mean the brand's ugly John Galliano scandal is in the past?
Why did Austrian composer Franz Schubert wrote a Psalm setting in Hebrew just a few months before he died?
The composer's Jewish ties are deeper than one might think.
Mohel Scissorhands? Would you let Johnny Depp circumcise your kids?
Alan Gross knew he was breaking the law and endangered the lives of Cubans and Americans alike, John Stoehr writes. So why is he being treated as a guest of honor?
The Spielbergs aren't the only movie-making siblings in #Hollywood! Here are 12 of the most influential ones. Who's your favorite filmmaking duo?
Ze'eva Cohen learned to dance growing up a lonely child in Tel Aviv. Now she looks back at a soaring career as a pioneer of Israeli modern dance in the U.S.
JTS will be selling development rights at its historic Upper West Side property. The funds will go to build a new library and conference center. http://jd.fo/t7KTp
German women were at the heart of the Nazi ideology. After all, she was seen as the gatekeeper to keeping the Aryan race pure, as a shocking new exhibit details.
Should Jews have to pay reparations for slavery?
The 13th Amendment that abolished slavery passed exactly 150 years ago tomorrow. Richard Kreitner examines the Jewish record on abolition — and finds it deeply problematic.
Chelsea Handler goes topless in Israel for Mideast peace. Is it a brilliant move or a crazy provocation, or both?
Nancy Spielberg is often overshadowed by her famous brother, but the producer has an impressive string of credits to her name, including a new documentary about the Israeli Air Force.