Saturday, March 2, 2024 -
Print Edition

Culture

Polish ‘countess’ saved thousands

In December, 1941, a petite, elegant woman left her home in Eastern Galicia, where she was known as the Jewish mathematician Janina Spinner Mehlberg. Three days later,...

It’s Oscar time — Jewi-ish films get nominations

The year’s biggest movie phenomenon was a one-two punch of blockbusters with Jewish roots — and they both came up big at the Oscar nominations. 
 The Oscars will...

‘Sammy the Spider’ creator recognized in the Sydney Taylor Awards

A lavishly illustrated children’s book about a Chinese Jewish family who celebrate both Rosh Hashanah and Lunar New Year is among the top winners of this year’s...

Tel Aviv street art reflects war

The horrors of war impacted the walls of Tel Aviv: creators started filling them with large artworks dedicated to the fallen, the taken and the heroes of Oct. 7 and...

‘One Life’ tells the story of the ‘British Schindler’

In a 1988 episode of the British television show “That’s Life,” British stockbroker Nicholas Winton was invited to sit in the audience as host Esther Rantzen...

The chilling ‘Zone of Interest’

“The Zone of Interest” is not like other Holocaust movies. 
 Directed by British Jewish filmmaker Jonathan Glazer, the film initially appears to follow an...

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2023

Winners of the 2023 Intermountain Jewish News Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest are announced.

Beautifying a necessary evil

In 2014, Elyasaf Miara, a teacher and education advisor living in Shokeda, a remote moshav in the Gaza Envelope, noticed how ugly those concrete boxes were, making them...

Jefferson’s Monticello’s Jewish owners

As an early champion of religious freedom in the US, Thomas Jefferson’s regard for and relationship with Jews has been well documented. But the Jewish history of...

Yiddish Book Center reboots exhibit

Since its opening in 1997, the Yiddish Book Center has wowed visitors with its architecture. A Jewish village resurrected on a college campus in Amherst, Mass., the...