Judaism

Books

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.
Andrew Martin
5.24.18
dogs

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.
Drew Schwartz
3.20.18
Hanukkah

I Invented Three New Ways to Get Drunk with a Dreidel

This is how to transform the classic Jewish children's toy into a shitshow.
Beckett Mufson
12.13.17
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.
Drew Schwartz
12.1.17
Life and Death

I Tried the Jewish Tradition of Watching Over the Dead

I learned what it takes to be a shomrim—someone who keeps dead people company in the days before their funeral.
Sara Silvennoinen
6.8.17
hate

The Disturbing Spike in Anti-Semitism at Northern California Schools

Bay Area teachers and staff are struggling to address a massive increase in hate targeting Jewish students.
Max Cherney
5.25.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New York Teen Charged in Synagogue Fire

It's still unclear if anti-Semitism had a hand in the crime's motivation.
Drew Schwartz
5.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Offers Remarks at the Holocaust Memorial Museum

The president is set to deliver remarks in DC for the Week of Remembrance at 11:20 AM EST.
VICE Staff
4.25.17
Religion

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."
Annie Armstrong
4.18.17
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.
Ross Ufberg
4.10.17
Judaism

Trump, Trolls, and Rediscovering My Jewish Identity

How the resurgence of anti-Semitism made me confront my complicated history with Judaism.
Eve Peyser
3.23.17
crime

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.
Mike Pearl
3.6.17