Even in comparison with so many other contributions to American popular culture and entertainment, comic books are an especially Jewish story.
Sarah Abrevaya Stein’s prodigious research, a true labor of love, gives voice to the long-silenced Salonican Jews.
One uncanny thing about this moment is that no one has yet put the experience we are all having—collectively yet separately, sometimes on Zoom—into articulate words.
When my friend and I read Walden, I shuttle between my old paperback, festooned with underlining and marginalia, and Jeffrey S. Cramer’s handsome annotated edition.
The exodus from Egyptian bondage was a good thing. What about a haggadah that is "unbound"
“Let us deal shrewdly with them," the Bible quotes Pharaoh as saying. On the deceits of the Exodus story.
From limiting minyan sizes to magical amulets, a look at how one rabbi faced waves of cholera epidemics over his long 19th-century career.
Bellow on Roth on TV.
“I need an army,” the American Nazi says, “hundreds of ignorant white men looking for someone to blame.”
For Seymour Epstein, the Megillah depicts the cycle of passivity and overreaction that is endemic to the diaspora.