A wireless pacemaker saved my life, but also got me wondering how easy it would be for hackers or commercial profiteers to 'break into' my heart. I traveled to the medical tech firm's HQ and got less than reassuring answers
Forget Positive Thinking, Biopsies and Kombucha: Barbara Ehrenreich Wants to Cure the Wellness Epidemic
She refuses to undergo medical tests, assails the popularity of meditation and maintains that the Western world suffers from an obsession with fitness and nutrition. 'You can’t control every aspect of your body. So just relax,' says author Barbara Ehrenreich
A documentary revolves around the scientific quest that separated triplets who were reunited only decades after adoption
Tara Westover spent her childhood on an Idaho farm, being home-schooled by racist survivalist parents. How she escaped her abusive family, got a doctorate at Cambridge and learned that Jews are not the devil is the topic of her best-selling memoir 'Educated'
The developers of WeCroak promise to minimize the indignation over the driver that cuts you off, the endless line at the post office or the fight with your spouse – or at least put them into proportion
Most man-made tragedies in the U.S. eventually reach the desk of Kenneth Feinberg, a 72-year-old Jewish lawyer who must turn trauma into financial compensation
Between 1877-1950, public torture and murder of African Americans was common in the South; a project by the Equal Justice Initiative, the Brooklyn Museum and Google uncovers the scope of the horror, and why it's more relevant than ever
The world-renowned Chinese artist and political activist tells Haaretz how his new documentary gives refugees a voice – and why he cooperated with the Israel Museum
NYC exhibit examines how artists and patients harassed the war on AIDS to blur the lines between private and public
After another summer of endless sequels, U.S. box office revenues were the lowest since 1995. The success of ‘Wonder Woman’ proved good news for the studios but bad news for filmgoers
Social media site has turned Brandon Stanton’s photography sensation into a series where nameless subjects with heartbreaking stories become famous for 15 seconds, to wearying effect
Leaders of a revolutionary American movement aim to prepare a repressed, death-phobic culture for inevitable mortality with home-based funerals, green burials, and bespoke urns and graves
Brooklyn-based Mimi Hecht and Mushky Notik have big plans to export their modesty fashion enterprise around the world
The new TV series about the world's most famous physicist explores his stormy relationships with women, his complex ties with his family and his battles as a Jew in Nazi Germany
In 'The Last Goodbye' at the Tribeca Virtual Arcade this month, the viewer wears a virtual-reality headset as a survivor recounts his ordeal at Majdanek. It’s an experience more authentic than 'Shoah,' its producer says
Three Jewish-Mexican chefs join forces in Manhattan to cook a Passover meal with Syrian and Polish influences
Mussolini described himself as an anti-politician, coined the slogan 'drain the swamp' and promised to make Italy great again, says historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat. So where's Trump on the fascism scale?
With the help of A-list actors, Israel's most successful director takes a jab at Israeli exploitation of U.S. Jewry. A wide-ranging interview with Joseph Cedar.
Uri Singer used the technology to advertise his latest movie at the Sundance Film Festival, but worries that it’s easier for young people to emotionally communicate with robots, computerized dolls and holograms.
Christine Vachon, the spiritual mother of American independent cinema, discusses becoming a lesbian artist during the '80s AIDS epidemic and the challenge of bringing queer narratives to the screen.
'Trapped' looks at the price women and doctors are already paying as a result of the legal assault on U.S. abortion clinics — and that is before Trump's latest executive order takes effect.
For ‘Jackie’ director Pablo Lorrain, the new widow's story is as compelling as it is tragic.
Irena Klepfisz, daughter of Holocaust survivors and a second-wave feminist, explains why she joined the Women's March on N.Y.C. against President Donald Trump.
Decades after the brutal rape and murder that came to embody urban alienation, the victim's brother embarked on a journey to find out what really happened; the resulting documentary reveals new facts about that gruesome night.
Michael Moore and a raft of Hollywood stars discuss how to fight back, save the environment and protect the disenfranchised.
Every morning, dozens of hardscrabble women from Latin America and Eastern Europe congregate at a corner in Williamsburg, desperately seeking work as cleaners in the homes of Satmar Hasids. An expose of their plight.
For decades documentary filmmaker Kirsten Johnson ventured into killing fields and loci of strife. Her latest effort consists entirely of footage that was previously left on her cutting-room floor.
While Tel Aviv’s cinemas are closing, boutique movie theaters in New York are blooming. The founder of the Alamo Drafthouse explains their appeal.
Haifa’s 32nd International Film Festival runs October 15-24, with a host of Israeli and international debuts. Here are five recommendations and one viewer’s warning.
The bright lights of Hollywood have proved irresistible for a group of acclaimed young directors.