Jewish Culture

Jewish Theater

Like theater in many cultures, Jewish theater has religious roots.

Yiddish Theater in New York

A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.

Contemporary Israeli Film

Filmmakers find a uniquely Israeli voice.

Jews in Comic Books

How American Jews created the comic book industry.

Jewish-American Fiction in the 21st Century

Vibrancy and diversity mark the new crop of novelists and story writers.

Jewish Humor in America

From the Borscht Belt to Broadway and beyond

Biblical Art

A history of visual depictions of the Hebrew Bible.

Who Was Elie Wiesel?

This Nobel-winning Holocaust survivor brought the Holocaust and its survival to the American public.

Jewish Film 101

Jews played--and continue to play--a pivotal role in the Hollywood movie studios, while Jews and Judaism have appeared in films in different ways and degrees throughout the history of film.

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof brought the shtetl--along with many memorable characters and unforgettable tunes--to the big screen.

Yiddish Literature in the 20th Century

Yiddish writers emigrated from Europe, and though Yiddish writing all but ceased after the Holocaust, it is seeing a small rebirth today.

Yehuda Amichai

A profile of the Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000)