Arts & Culture

Review: “This Is Where I Leave You”

Review: “This Is Where I Leave You”
By September 29, 2014

Or, “This Is Where Fine Actors Waste Their Talents.” Read More

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Brooklyn’s Best Vintage Store Also Supports Jewish Kids With Serious Illnesses

Brooklyn’s Best Vintage Store Also Supports Jewish Kids With Serious Illnesses
By September 24, 2014

Buying a gorgeous 60s frock can be a mitzvah, too. Read More

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Spotlight On: Indie-Folk Trio Distant Cousins

Spotlight On: Indie-Folk Trio Distant Cousins
By September 19, 2014

Veterans of the Jewish music scene (Moshav, Blue Fringe) go mainstream, staying true to their roots. Read More

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Actor Shane Baker on Translating ‘Waiting for Godot’ into Yiddish

Actor Shane Baker on Translating ‘Waiting for Godot’ into Yiddish
By September 18, 2014

“A yid lebt mit bitokhn (a Jew lives with hope). For me, Beckett is all about hope.” Read More

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Artist Sara Erenthal Reflects on Her Ultra-Orthodox Upbringing, And Life Beyond

Artist Sara Erenthal Reflects on Her Ultra-Orthodox Upbringing, And Life Beyond
By September 9, 2014

She fled an arranged marriage at 17, joined the Israeli army, then backpacked through India. Her new exhibit in Brooklyn touches on her religious childhood and secular present. Read More

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These Two Clips Show Joan Rivers’ Timeless Comic Genius

These Two Clips Show Joan Rivers’ Timeless Comic Genius
By September 5, 2014

One from 1967, one from 2011. Bonus: they both contain allusions to necrophilia! Read More

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Anya Ulinich on Autobiography in Fiction, Drawing, and the Perverse Pleasures of OkCupid

Anya Ulinich on Autobiography in Fiction, Drawing, and the Perverse Pleasures of OkCupid
By September 4, 2014

Q&A with the author of “Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel” and “Petropolis” Read More

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Watch “Waiting for Godot” in Yiddish

Watch “Waiting for Godot” in Yiddish
By September 3, 2014

A.K.A. “Vartn af Godo” Read More

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