I reserve the right to chat with you about all of my reading, whether there be dragons or not.
It would be marvelous to tell you that right after the meeting I strode indignantly to my forest-green Porsche, wheeled onto the Santa Monica Freeway, sped eastward on I-10 past Palm Springs, and didn’t stop till I got to Jerusalem. But that would be untrue.
Personal reflections on the legacy of a sui generis Jewish American sociographer and essayist.
Review a book for us and perhaps win a book in return!
A quick look at Jewish books being published this month.
Like the man himself, the pieces Laqueur wrote for JRB contain enormous insight and breadth.
A round-up of three new and notable articles in Jewish studies.
How an obscure Chinese fruit became a centerpiece of Sukkot and a symbol of Judaism.
One of the most spectacular books of medieval Ashkenaz, the Leipzig Mahzor, contains a stunning illumination for the opening of Yom Kippur.
One of Lea Goldberg’s last poems was inspired by a prayer from the Yom Kippur liturgy.