Jewish Culture

Jewish Art

Jewish Art 101

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

Jewish Humor

American Jewish Humor 101

What's so funny -- and so Jewish?

Jewish Music

Debbie Friedman: Singing Unto God

A self-taught musical phenomenon, she had a huge impact on liberal Jewish worship.

7 Holocaust Films You Should See

These under-the-radar movies about the Shoah are affecting, powerful and nuanced.

10 Holocaust Books You Should Read

Though not as well known as Anne Frank's diary or Elie Wiesel's works, these texts will increase your understanding of the Shoah.

Five Yiddish Films You Can Stream Right Now for Free

A sampler of Yiddish films (with English subtitles) on the Internet.

Jewish Jokes

Great traditional Jewish jokes.

The Nigun

A mystical musical prayer introduced by Hasidic Judaism.

The Music of Shlomo Carlebach

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

Hanukkah Song and Music Guide

Where to find recordings and lyrics for classic (and modern) Hanukkah songs.

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.