Sarah Silverman has spoken out against the practice of casting non-Jewish actors in Jewish roles. So why isn’t Jewish representation taken seriously?
During WWII, Dutch consul Jan Zwartendijk saved thousands of lives by issuing permits admitting Jewish refugees to Curaçao.
Biologist Marc Bekoff, author of the new book “A Dog’s World,” says nonhuman animals are key to achieving the goals of compassion and conservation.
When he was five, Yoav Levanon won the National Piano Competition in Israel; at seven, he debuted with the Israel Chamber Orchestra.
“Philologos is a fictional character I invented. He often says things or goes out on a limb by expressing crazy things that I would never say.”
The late actor Ed Asner, best-known for the shows “Lou Grant” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” was brought up in an Orrthodox family in Kansas City.
Did terra cotta figurines excavated at Khu Bua actually represent Jewish commercial travels from the eighth century?
From Albert Stark to Mel Allen to Marty Glickman to Howard Cosell to Gary Cohen, Jews have a long history of announcing baseball games.
The lawyer, civil rights advocate and power broker demonstrated affinities for American Jews, delivering speeches that made audiences kvell.
Weinberg’s beliefs were eternally complicated, especially when it came to religion.