media

Mrs. Maisel’s Oklahoma Roots: Plausible, or Preposterous?

A Southern Jewish Historian weighs in on the recent Marvelous plotline

The Soul of the Golem is Truth

Last week, CNN ran a controversial banner: “Alt-Right Founder Questions if Jews are People.”On the one hand: Move on folks; ...

Love or Hate? The Mainstream Media and the Jews

When I was in high school, I boarded a bus every Saturday morning to take extracurricular classes on topics like ...

Where Have All the Women Gone?

I subscribe to a variety of listservs, Facebook groups, and news outlets across a wide range of the religious spectrum, ...

Dying to Talk

On a single day last week, we were stunned by news of the Charlie Helbo attack in Paris and a bomb ...

Zoom In, Zoom Out: What Lens Are You Looking at Ferguson Through?

When I was a college student, I remember an image from a class that has stuck with me. It was ...

Why I Loved Those Jewish Mice

The stereotype that “Jews run Hollywood” didn’t come up much when I was a little kid; I doubt it comes up for most kids. ...

Talking with Naomi Zeveloff, editor of the Forward’s transgender and Jewish series

Yesterday we introduced you to the great new series on transgender Jewish identity published by the Forward. It’s the first comprehensive ...

Jewish and Transgender: The Forward Series

 Last week, Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Private first class Bradley Manning, made headlines. Her announcement that she would be living ...

The Media, Guns, and Turbans

It has been a week since the terrible shooting in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Life has continued and new ...