It’s the strange twists of fate, and the topsy-turvy themes behind the jingle that most strongly evokes the Purim story.
“Strange Fruit,” the classic Billie Holiday song about lynching, is in the headlines. Rebecca Ferguson says she’d like to sing it at Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Not since 12-year-old Natalie Portman made her big screen debut in “Léon: The Professional” has there been as volatile a debut as ‘Eleven’ on ‘Stranger Things.’
Think Kevin Youkilis, Julian Edelman, Aly Raisman or Michael Camalleri is our greatest Jewish athlete? Not so fast. Maybe we should start thinking about the professional wrestler Goldberg.
What do the selfie stick, autocorrect and the pencil eraser have to do with the values of repentance, faith and generosity on Rosh Hashanah? Just about everything, it turns out. Read on.
When Eric Schulmiller’s IPhone screen cracked, his first instinct was to fix, sell or recycle it. But then, he discovered that there was a Talmudic tale hidden within the flaws of that cracked screen.
Amanda Cohen, the owner of New York’s Dirt Candy, talks about her favorite Jewish food memories and how vegetables may just be the new bacon.
Do you like your coffee from Starbucks or in a classic Greek ‘Anthora’ cup? However you take your java, chances are a Jew had something to do with what it comes in.
Justin Bieber is in hot water for drag racing, among other transgressions. But the most Jewish drag race of all time came in an episode of the sitcom ‘Happy Days.’
In 1984, a Super Bowl ad touted the MacIntosh computer — and changed the world. Thirty years later, Eric Schulmiller looks back at the Jewish role in the emergence of Apple.