About The Assimilator

The Assimilator lies at the intersection of high and low culture. Here, the latest developments and trends in Jewish art, books, dance, film, music, media, television and theater are all assimilated into one handy pop culture blog.

Recent Posts:

Why Mets vs. Dodgers Is Most Jewish Baseball Playoff Series Imaginable

(JTA) — Baseball doesn’t get much more Jewish than this year’s MLB National League Division Series, which starts Friday between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Both teams feature notable Jews: Joc Pederson in the outfield for the Dodgers and Joe Wilpon in the owner’s box for the Mets. Plus, you’ve got the famously Jewy fanbases of New York and L.A.

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, your sexy fantasies involve Orthodox Jews.

When Ben Bernanke Dealt With Questions About Jewish 'Horns'

(JTA) — 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

American Jewish reggae singer Matisyahu said that he was proud to stand up to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement protestors who attempted to bar him from playing at a Spanish music festival.

Howard Stern Rips Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Over BDS in 7-Minute Rant

Radio personality Howard Stern ripped Roger Waters, the founding member of the rock band Pink Floyd, for his support of the boycott Israel movement.

“What is with Roger Waters and the Jews?” Stern asked Tuesday at the beginning of a seven-minute rant on Sirius XM Radio during which he implied that Waters is an anti-Semite.

Recommend this article

Thank you!

This article has been sent!