Arts & Culture

“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”

“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”
By April 23, 2015

A Q&A with Elisa Albert, author of the new novel ‘After Birth’ Read More

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Review: “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem”

Review: “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem”
By March 12, 2015

In this surreal, maddening film, an Israeli woman fights theocracy and sexism to divorce her husband. Read More

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Matisyahu Opens Up About Religious Journey, Substance Abuse

Matisyahu Opens Up About Religious Journey, Substance Abuse
By February 9, 2015

“I asked myself, can I leave this religion or the parts of it that I feel trapped by?” Read More

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Joan Rivers Wins Posthumous Grammy Award

Joan Rivers Wins Posthumous Grammy Award
By February 8, 2015

Late, great comedienne honored for the audio recording of her memoir. Read More

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‘Downton Abbey’ Gets a Jew

‘Downton Abbey’ Gets a Jew
By February 6, 2015

Meet The Honourable Ephraim Atticus Aldridge. Read More

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Spotlight On: Israeli Cellist Maya Beiser

Spotlight On: Israeli Cellist Maya Beiser
By February 2, 2015

The renowned musician and feminist pioneer performs at New York’s Jewish Museum. Read More

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Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories

Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories
By January 12, 2015

In “New York 1, Tel Aviv 0,” Israeli expats traverse fantastical worlds filled with unrequited love and lust. Read More

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Spotlight On: Minimalist Soul Duo Silk Rhodes

Spotlight On: Minimalist Soul Duo Silk Rhodes
By January 9, 2015

Vocalist Sasha Desree on NYC vs. LA, recording on the road (literally), and Yiddish lullabies. Read More

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