From Philip Roth to Ryan Murphy, men keep pretending Anne Frank survived the Holocaust. Why?
“I persist in believing [democracy] is the greatest hope for everyone, including Jews,” Kushner told the Forward.
Triple threat Elaine May has made her mark on the American comedy scene. Now she takes on a more somber role on Broadway, to rave reviews.
Rachel Kushner’s new novel, “The Mars Room,” a nod toward contemporary literature, was on the shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize.
Amy Sherman-Palladino wins again with “The Marvelous Mr. Maisel,” a TV series praised for its joyful, kvetchy New York Jewishness.
“I think that they’ve been transformative.”
In honor of her father Leonard Bernstein’s centenary year, Jamie Bernstein penned an affectionate-yet-honest memoir of growing up with him.
Composer Ted Rosenthal is poised to give new voice to the tormented years his father spent praying for his family from afar.
“The first thing that went through my mind was if this is a shooting, I’m sitting in the back of the theater.”
“His arrest is being used to send a message that [anyone] engaged in artistic expression contrary to the Putin ideology could be next in line.”