Late August 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth and the first Yahrzeit of his brother, Burton, who wrote an incredible family memoir.
Remembering Yaakov Elman, who changed the way we study Talmud.
A compilation of 10 favorites from the JRB archives that follow the arc of the fall holidays, from Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, to Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
A round-up of three new and notable articles in Jewish studies.
A Polish Jewish press forges ahead under the draconian law forbidding public discussion of Polish complicity in the Holocaust.
A new graphic novel of the Barcelona Disputation brings a famous medieval debate to life.
So many books, so little time. A quick look at Jewish books being published this month.
A conversation on reading the Torah theologically, the future of American Judaism, and Jewish–Christian relations.
Best known for his weekly political column, Charles Krauthammer was also champion of Jewish music.
Are they for the Jewish state or against? A new book from Israel distills recent scholarship on the haredim.