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Welcome to the Forward’s coverage of Jewish culture. Visit here for the latest articles on Jewish culture, such as art, music, film and literature. Learn how even the most obscure person or moment in pop culture might have a “Secret Jewish History.” And stay up on the latest celebrity news and scandals, plus many more culturally significant events.

Eat, Drink + Think

In an Expansive New Cookbook, Leah Koenig Takes on the Jewish Culinary Canon

Unlike just about every other cuisine in the world, Jewish food is not distinguished by geography, Koenig argues.

Happy 103rd Birthday to Roald Dahl — Beloved Author and Vile Anti-Semite

Roald Dahl would have turned 103 today. We wish him happy birthday. And we wish he would have been less of a bigot.

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Inside The Mind Of Arnold Schoenberg, The Genius Who Defined 20th Century Music

“It was a driving force for him to strive for the highest level of accomplishment.”

Why Renia Spiegel Is Being Called ‘The Polish Anne Frank’

For decades, Ariana kept Renia’s diary to herself, until her daughter urged her to make it public.

When Jews Embraced Tin Pan Alley

In the days of Tin Pan Alley and Vaudeville, Jewish publishers and theater stars sought Yiddish parodies of popular American songs.

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