Comic books are usually funny or satirical, but they can also be potent educational tools. Some of the genre’s giants are using cartoons to teach about genocide and the Holocaust.
The latest collaboration between educator Rafael Medoff and comics giant Neal Adams tells the stories of Americans who stood up against the Holocaust.
A song he composed 17 years ago has come back to bite a Toronto jeweler — but in a good way.
Barry Losinsky’s memoir details his courageous journey from chubby kid to confident gay adult with humor and a touch of Jewish history.
A memorial to Austrian poet Josef Weinheber (1892-1945) stands in Vienna’s First District, the city’s business and historic core. While it honors his literary contribution to his homeland, there’s no mention of his Nazi past – or pro-Hitler works. But that may soon change.
Howard Shrier is the author of the Canadian noir thriller ‘Miss Montreal.’ He explains what it takes to create a truly Jewish private investigator.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… Beta-Sigma-Rho Man? The recent discovery of a 75-year-old pencil sketch by Superman creator Joe Shuster hints at the Man of Steel’s origins.
Victor Navasky has been publishing edgy political cartoons for decades. But he knows an anti-Semitic caricature when he sees it.
Sorel Etrog’s sculptures adorn Toronto street corners. He designed the Genie, Canada’s equivalent of an Academy Award. He collaborated with giants of 20th-century culture, from Samuel Beckett to Eugene Ionesco to Marshall McLuhan.
Only in New York could a troupe of Jewish and Dominican kids team up with a Broadway legend on a musical production about a Latin dictator’s rescue of Jews during the Holocaust.