Philip Roth Happily Pissed a Lot of People Off
The late, polarizing novelist set a high bar for everyone else—and himself—to violently crash into.
This Guy Taught a Pug to Heil Hitler and Was Convicted of a Hate Crime
The "professional shitposter" who goes by the name Count Dankula could wind up behind bars for up to six months.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Why Was an Artist Allowed to Film Naked Tag Inside a Nazi Gas Chamber?
Jewish groups are asking the Polish president to condemn Artur Żmijewski's art film after discovering it was shot at a former concentration camp in Poland.
Life and Death
I Spent a Night Watching over a Dead Person
I learnt what it takes to be a shomrim – someone who keeps dead people company in the days before their funeral.
Ex-Clergy Explain How They Realized There Is No God
"I certainly do not hate the Church... I do, however, think that they are wasting a lot of time, effort, and money on nonsense."
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE
Seventy-Two Hours at the Hasidic Burning Man
Redeem your soul, stock up on groceries, or simply dance, dance, dance to the ecstatic music proclaiming God's—and Rebbe Nachman's—eternal greatness.
Trump, Trolls, and Rediscovering My Jewish Identity
How the resurgence of anti-Semitism made me confront my complicated history with Judaism.
A Historian of Judaism Explains What's So Troubling About the Latest Wave of Anti-Semitism
What swastikas, cemetery vandalism, and bomb threats say about the state of American hate.
How Jews Are Responding to a Wave of Anti-Semitic Bomb Threats and Vandalism
The surge of attacks have brought only weak responses from Donald Trump. Some fear it will only get worse.
Butt Mitzvah: What it Is to Be Young, Gay and Jewish
I'm gay and I'm Jewish, but rarely do I think about the intersection between these two big parts of my identity.
How Hungary's Anti-Semitic Far-Right Poster Boy Found Out He Was a Jew
In 2006, Csanád Szegedi was Vice President of the country's virulently anti-semitic Jobbik Party. Then, his career came tumbling down after it emerged that his family had survived Auschwitz and Nazi labour camps.
How Mentally Ill Hasidic Women Slip Though Cracks in the System
Isolated from secular society and often at the mercy of unlicensed therapists, it can be nearly impossible for women in New York's ultra-Orthodox world to find the help they need.