Brassy Jewish Woman 2.0: Pamela From 'Louie'

The brassy Jewish woman has long been a standard character on both stage and screen. But Pamela Adlon’s character on ‘Louie’ is turning the stereotype on its head.

Reclaiming Ashkenazi Culture? Sure. But Not Without Some Tough Love

Jonathan Katz is all for embracing Jewish culture. But he is wary of some who promote Ashkenazi heritage as a way of excluding others — like Sephardi Jews or people of color.

If You Defend Charlie Hebdo — Do Same for Pamela Geller

The Charlie Hebdo shootings and the attack on a Pamela Geller-organized event in Texas have raised debate about just what constitutes free speech. J.J. Goldberg says it ain’t as tough a question as it sounds.

Check Our Privilege by Reconnecting With Real Ashkenazi Culture

Ri Turner argues that embracing Ashkenazi culture is not just about knowing our roots. It’s necessary to help end racism within and outside the Jewish community.

Did Israel Prepare Coach David Blatt To Handle 'King' LeBron James?

David Blatt has handled plenty of adversity as rookie Cleveland Cavaliers coach. Can his Israeli mentality help him manage superstar LeBron James to an NBA crown?