immigrants

Immigrant Thanksgiving Is the Best of America

Melding old traditions with new ones helps create a home away from home — and provides a taste of our potential

Finding Human Decency in Glazed Donuts and Cats in the Cradle

In an era of great cruelty, two new documentaries attempt to reintroduce us to the kind of humanity that can restore our faith in each other

With ‘An American Pickle,’ Seth Rogen Goes Full Softie

This deceptively goofy comedy is actually a heartfelt story about family, faith and grief. It’s not very good, but it’s emblematic of the former ‘Knocked Up’ star’s continuing evolution into an unapologetically sappy, sensitive grownup.

The Quiet Tragedy of Losing Communal Meals

For many communities, especially minority diasporas in America, the ability to share food is a critical connection to traditions and customs