About Esther Saks

Esther Saks thinks Bob Dylan deserved the Nobel Prize. Her writing is featured in Heroes: A Raconteur House Anthology.

Jews and Baseball… and Books

By April 3, 2018

What works of literature explore the Jewish affinity for America’s pastime? Read More

Life in the ‘Twilight Zone’

By February 6, 2018

How Rod Serling’s identity as a Jewish WWII vet shaped the iconic show Read More

The Year of Binging Jewishly

By December 21, 2017

From Lenny Bruce to ghost Hasids, 2017 brought us unbelievably Jewish moments on TV. Read More

The Quiet Genius of Michael Stuhlbarg

By December 6, 2017

From ‘A Serious Man’ to ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ the Jewish actor is a star to watch. Read More

The Once and (Alt) Future Nazis

By November 27, 2017

Where does the new DC TV crossover line up with other alternative Jewish histories? Read More

‘Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story’

By November 22, 2017

A new documentary spotlights a classic actress who was also a tech pioneer. Read More

Welcome to the O.C., Mench

By November 15, 2017

Why Seth Cohen is still the iconic Jewish heartthrob. Read More

What’s So Jewish About Werewolves?

By October 31, 2017

It’s a lot more than their Bar Mitzvahs! Read More