Dara Horn

Cynthia Ozick: Or, Immortality

Ozick is as marvelously demanding, harrumphing, and uncompromising as she has always been.

Playing the Fool

Of the many varieties of anti-Semitism, or anti-Judaism, that have plagued the Jews over the centuries, two recurrent general patterns can be identified by the holidays that celebrate triumphs over them: Purim and Hanukkah.

The Vanishing Point

A new exhibit explores the vanished world and unseen photographs of Roman Vishniac.

Pro-Creation

Economist Bryan Caplan thinks parents “overcharge” themselves when it comes to investing in their children. Glückel of Hameln knew better.

Jacob Glatstein’s Prophecy

Literary masterpieces that double as works of prophecy have been rare since the death of Isaiah. But the Yiddish poet Jacob Glatstein wrote two novellas that foreshadowed the future of Jewish Europe.

Animal Foible

The author of Life of Pi trivializes the Holocaust.

Requiem for a Luftmentsh

Were Saul Bellow and his friend Isaac Rosenfeld the last Jewish intellectuals of their kind?


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