The 20th-Century Judge Judy of the Yiddish Radio

September 19, 2014
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The 20th-Century Judge Judy of the Yiddish Radio

Between the late 1930s and 1956, if you were a Jewish immigrant on the Lower East Side and had a problem with your mother-in-law, your kosher meat, or your mattress, there was no need to keep your grievances to yourself. Thanks to Rabbi Shmuel Aaron Rubin’s Jewish-American Board of Peace and Justice, you could…

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The Latest From Our Favorite 11-Piece Afrobeat Jewish Avant-Garde Jazz Band

September 18, 2014
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Where Afrobeat Meets Jewish Music Meetz Jazz

Zion80 is a big band with a big sound—a full horn section alongside multiple percussionists,…

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When Donald Duck Was Captured by Nazis

September 17, 2014
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When Donald Duck Was Captured by Nazis

Poor Donald Duck. He was just trying to get some shut-eye when a marching band…

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Israel to Jews: This is Where the AEPi Party Never Ends

September 16, 2014
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Israel to Jews: This is Where the AEPi Party Never Ends

“Bible games! Fruit juice! Put those years of…

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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

September 15, 2014
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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

___ Check out Kveller’s exclusive interview with Ione Skye! Actress…

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Curious George Goes to Arkansas…From Nazi-Occupied France

September 12, 2014
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Curious George Goes to Arkansas…From Nazi-Occupied France

You’ve probably known Curious George all your life,…

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A New York City Anarchist Named Emma

September 11, 2014
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The 19th-Century Jewish Anarchist Named Emma

A far cry from mallrats sporting Che Guevara…

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When Heinrich Heine Wrote a Love Song to Cholent

September 10, 2014
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When Heinrich Heine Wrote a Love Song to Chulent

We all love cholent, that magical slow-cooking stew that’s…

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The First Jewish Woman in Congress

September 9, 2014
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The First Jewish Woman in Congress

Her tenure might have started when her husband died, but…

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A New, Digital Wonderland of Jewish Text

September 8, 2014
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A New, Digital Wonderland of Jewish Text

Imagine a digital wonderland where every Jewish text…

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“My Cruel Land”: An Israeli Poet Discovers Loss

September 5, 2014
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"My Cruel Land": A Poet's View of Loss

For most of Israel’s existence, the land between the…

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The Infamous 1970s Sex Novel Featuring Lilith’s Kin

September 4, 2014
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The Infamous 1970s Sex Novel Featuring Lilith’s Kin

What modern lovers refer to as “casual sex”…

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