Richard Pryor had several early Jewish collaborators, including Mel Brooks. But a new biography says things were not always smooth between the funny man and the Tribe.
Poet Amiri Baraka has been receiving a fair number of tributes since his recent death. But those elegies often overlook his virulent anti-Semitism, as Benjamin Ivry explains.
Amiri Baraka was one of the most influential American poets of the post-war era, but he also published shockingly anti-Semitic rhetoric. Joshua Furst reexamines his work and his legacy.
Amiri Baraka, the New Jersey poet laureate whose works were celebrated by blacks but often condemned by Jews, has died.
The New York Times is reporting that Rabbi James Ponet officiated, alongside Reverend William Shillady, at the Saturday evening wedding of Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky.