Arts & Culture

Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”

Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”
By October 27, 2014

Talking trayf, Seinfeld, and circumcision with the creators of the new Yiddish web series. Read More

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Rule #1: Don’t Kiss in the Anne Frank House

Rule #1: Don’t Kiss in the Anne Frank House
By October 26, 2014

At long last, that mawkish make-out scene from “The Fault in Our Stars” gets the smack-down it deserves. Read More

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Marcel the Shell Part Three is HERE

Marcel the Shell Part Three is HERE
By October 21, 2014

New Marcel the Shell! We repeat, new Marcel the Shell! Read More

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New Short Story Collection Explores Tel Aviv’s Dark Side

New Short Story Collection Explores Tel Aviv’s Dark Side
By October 14, 2014

“What could possibly be dark about our sunny city, a city nicknamed ‘The Bubble?'” — Etgar Keret Read More

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Spotlight On: The Fat Jew, AKA Josh Ostrovsky

Spotlight On: The Fat Jew, AKA Josh Ostrovsky
By October 2, 2014

He’s the CEO of an ironic personality cult based on utter insanity, with 1.3 million Instagram followers. Oh, and he’s the new James Joyce. Read More

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Debut Novelist Yelena Akhtiorskaya on Misery, Writing, and Brighton Beach

Debut Novelist Yelena Akhtiorskaya on Misery, Writing, and Brighton Beach
By September 30, 2014

“Russian writers are like Russian people: there’s not a lot of bullshit.” Read More

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