For years, the 'gatekeepers' opined that there was no such thing as Mizrahi art. Luckily, some artists were determined to prove them wrong.
A new show at the Israel Museum illustrates the extensive presence of Jesus in Jewish and Israeli art. But when it comes to explaining the attraction to this figure, the thrust of the exhibition is misguided.
Though Jesus has traditionally been a taboo subject among observant Jews, he has served as a common theme for modern Jewish painters and writers. Now the Israel Museum is devoting an exhibition to portraying the way local artists have engaged in dialogue with 'that person'.
Barnett Newman’s greatest recognition came after death. He was classified as an abstract expressionist and a founder of minimalism, a title he rejected.
It is by far the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's darkest book to date. From the opening scene, in which the grandfather strangles his boss in a blind rage, there is violence and emotional trauma at every turn.
In remarks to New Yorker, famed American-Jewish novelist says Trump 'wields a vocabulary of 77 words better called Jerkish than English.'
Gordis honored for 'Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn' and Chabon honored for 'Moonglow.' Read for the full list of 2016's award winners.
The Coens, who have had their most critical and financial success in the Western genre, will write and direct 'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs' for Annapurna Television.
Danny Maseng, who recorded translations of the Nobel laureate’s songs over 40 years ago, reminisces.
Nonreligious Israelis have only themselves to blame for their country’s increasing religiosity, but they can do something about it.