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The Crown Heights Affair

The Crown Heights Affair
By December 13, 2011

Matt Shaer explored a normally sheltered Hasidic community in Brooklyn and the conflict that is tearing it apart. Read More

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John Zorn Wants You To Have A Jazzy Little Christmas

John Zorn Wants You To Have A Jazzy Little Christmas
By December 12, 2011

John Zorn is the head Tzadik who wants you to enjoy Christmas a bit more. Read More

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Meyer Lansky Lives: Talking With Anatol Yusef Of Boardwalk Empire

Meyer Lansky Lives: Talking With Anatol Yusef Of Boardwalk Empire
By December 12, 2011

We talk to the British-born actor who plays the famous Jewish gangster on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Read More

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The 100 Greatest Jewish Films: An Infographic Look

The 100 Greatest Jewish Films: An Infographic Look
By December 9, 2011

I looked at the 100 Greatest Jewish Films as chosen by Tablet, keeping tally of if each movie had featured a Jewish Director, Jewish Writer, Jewish Actor, an Explicitly Jewish Character, or a story that dealt directly with Jewishness. Read More

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My Big Ol’ Jewish Wedding: A Quick Note To The “Rabbi On The Go”

My Big Ol’ Jewish Wedding: A Quick Note To The “Rabbi On The Go”
By December 8, 2011

There’s a rabbi who will marry anybody. As a Jew about to have a Jewish wedding, I think that sorta sucks. Read More

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A Klutz’ Guide To Cooking: Whatever’s-In-The-Fridge-Enchiladas

A Klutz’ Guide To Cooking: Whatever’s-In-The-Fridge-Enchiladas
By December 8, 2011

Because you can’t live on Hanukkah donuts and latkes alone, tonight I made enchiladas with everything I had lying around. Read More

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Jewish Movie Week: Why I’m Butt Crazy In Love With Cher Horowitz

Jewish Movie Week: Why I’m Butt Crazy In Love With Cher Horowitz
By December 8, 2011

Cher Horowitz was a modern day Jewish princess. She was Jane Austen’s Emma reincarnated as high school royalty. Read More

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Jewish Movie Week: Justifying My Jeff Goldblum Man Crush

Jewish Movie Week: Justifying My Jeff Goldblum Man Crush
By December 7, 2011

A tribute to the most misunderstood Jewish actor of them all. Read More

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