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Articles with keyword "Jewish Americans"

Portrait of Mendes Cohen


A Man of His Times

Mendes Cohen traveled the world to bring back memories and artifacts.

Illustration of Walter Matthau.


Getting to the roots of Jewish comedy

Tracing Jewish-American comedy through the Borsht Belt and beyond


Eavesdropping on a Generation

Yiddish programs from the Golden Age of radio hit the airwaves.


Isaac Bashevis Singer: Master Storyteller

A rabbi's son takes his tales of the shtetl to America and wins a Nobel Prize.


A Perfect Fit

How the New York garment industry helped shape American society.


Extraordinary Lives

A group who saved Western art from Nazi looting and a California farmer who redefined ancient warfare are included in the latest list of National Humanities Medalists.

Movie star Lauren Bacall


Hebrew National

Not just Torah and gefilte fish: A new film shows the complexity of life as a Jewish American.

Image of Denver’s dean of cattle buyers, Robert Lazar Miller.


Jewish Pioneers

A New York program discusses how Jewish settlers shaped the Wild West.