Jewish Culture

Quiz: Jewish Athletes

Can you name these famous Jewish athletes?

How “Hatikvah” (The Hope) Became Israel’s National Anthem

The surprising history of one of modern Judaism's most important songs.

Ask the Expert: Graven Images

Is it okay to paint or sculpt the human form?

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.