Parnaz Foroutan’s beautiful and at times painful debut novel chronicles the tribulations of a wealthy Jewish family in 1917 Persia.
From remembering lives cut short by senseless, dark tragedies to tributes to revered icons who lived life to the fullest, here are some Jews whose deaths left their legacy on the year that was.
The curious tradition that Hasidic Jews adhere to on Christmas Eve.
A year ago, Jesse Kovarsky was infuriating some Jews by appearing in the Met's controversial production of 'The Death of Klinghoffer.' Now he’s delighting them by playing the titular role in 'Fiddler on the Roof.'
As the fifth revival of ‘Fiddler’ opens on Broadway, cast members discuss the personal journeys the musical inspired, and why it still matters.
In his sold-out debut in the Jewish state, Seinfeld steers clear of regional strife to focus on much more fraught topic: marriage.
Prominent food site recognizes Shaya, which just opened in February, for its 'lasting mark' on the industry.
Hollywood comedian puts his foot down on boycott movement: 'All these f***ing nice Israeli people are getting a 'f*** you' from Roger Waters.'
Our courage to hold a public Hanukkah ceremony for the first time in history this week stemmed not from a transformation in Turkish society, but from a shift within our community.
A female Muslim business owner, a Christian Arab hipster and a Jamaican Jewish rapper - a new documentary focuses on the personalities behind Israel's most interesting hummus restaurants.