Paul Buhle wonders whether comics are the Jewish art form.
Jeff Newelt picks the top 11 comic books of 5771.
Ruth Franklin looks back at Art Spiegelman’s “Maus” on its 25th anniversary.
Foster Kamer picks New York’s top 10 “power congregations.”
In a newly published lecture, Saul Bellow ponders the role of “A Jewish Writer in America.”
Gertrude Himmelfarb reviews Adam Kirsch’s “Why Trilling Matters” in The New Criterion.
Israeli writer Yoram Kaniuk has managed to register himself with the interior ministry as “without religion.”
Mizrahi music comes to the Kremlin.
The Shtetl Hipster comes to Tumblr.
There is now a “Schindler’s List” action figure.
Which celebrities are bad for the Jews? A new coffee table book has it figured out.
On the Yiddish Song of the Week blog, Itzik Gottesman introduces “Dreyfusl mayn kind,” a rare song about the Dreyfus affair.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: New York's 'Power Congregations'; 'Maus' at 25