Jewish Culture

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Jewish Art 101

An introduction to Jewish visual arts from Bezalel to the 21st century.

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American Jewish Humor 101

What's so funny -- and so Jewish?

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Debbie Friedman: Singing Unto God

A Jewish musical phenomenon

The Music of Shlomo Carlebach

Though not necessarily written for worship, neo-Hasidic melodies quickly found their way into the synagogue.

Jewish Literature Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish literature?

Is Mah-Jongg a Jewish Game?

This Chinese parlor game found Jewish enthusiasts in the Catskills.

Zemirot, or Shabbat Table Songs

Learn the most popular songs associated with the day of rest.

Jewish Theater & Dance 101

Jewish performance and dance traditions can be traced back to the Bible.

Hebrew Literature in Translation: A Reader’s Guide

You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.

Sholem Aleichem

One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, his work inspired the hit musical "Fiddler on the Roof."

Marc Chagall

Images of earth and air co-mingle in this Jewish painter's enduring work

Klezmer Music

Klezmer music found new life in America in the late 20th century.

Literature 101

The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.

Hava Nagila’s Long, Strange Trip

The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.

Quiz: Jewish Athletes

Can you name these famous Jewish athletes?