Reviews Businesswomen Before Bar Kokhba Why did a Jewish woman living 30 years (around 135 C.E.) after a set of real estate contracts were executed and with no obvious connection to the named parties have them in her satchel when she fled Ein Gedi?
Reviews From the Great War to the Cold War The facts of Hans Kohn’s life are so extraordinary that it almost seems as if the first half of one remarkable figure’s biography had been spliced together with another’s in the second part.
The Arts Like an Echo of Silence Lea Goldberg’s poetic voice didn’t project outward; it drew the reader in, inviting intimate conversation.
The surprising source for Heine’s prophetic remark that “where they have burned books, they will end up burning people” is a play about the fate of Muslims in Christian Spain.