Waltham Intellectuals

Waltham Intellectuals

Allan Arkush

Stephen Whitfield’s group portrait of a large number of men and women of the Left who taught and studied at Brandeis from its inception at the end of the 1940s to the present is as attentive to the personalities of his subjects as it is to their ideas.

Family Secrets

Family Secrets

Diane Cole

“We beam with pleasure. We are in a place where our name is known. For both of us, this is astonishing. An absolute first.”

Camp Mountain Lake, 1977

Camp Mountain Lake, 1977

Jesse Bernstein

The picture-taking began when he was still a little kid, at Camp Mountain Lake in North Carolina. The owners of the camp remember a chubby kid, not very athletic, and the camera was a way of making friends.

The Law of the Baby

The Law of the Baby

Barbara U. Meyer

Mara Benjamin provides a deeply philosophical account, in loving, sometimes humorous detail, of what it is like to live under the Law of the Baby—and uses it, together with incisive readings of classical Jewish texts, to explore the nature of obligation in Judaism.