Leon Wieseltier

Eight Poetic Fragments by Avraham ben Yizhak

Some of Abraham Sonne's lines are so gorgeous that one commits them to memory almost unthinkingly.

A Conversation with Leon Wieseltier

Abraham Socher and Leon Wieseltier talk about the responsibilities of Jewish intellectuals, standing on the shoulders of (and tearing down) giants, and crying cookies.

The Argumentative Jew

The most common understanding of disagreement, in the private sphere and the public one, is that it represents a failure.

Comes the Comer

The New American Haggadah boasts a high-profile cast of contributors—Jonathan Safran Foer, Nathan Englander, Nathaniel Deutsch, Jeffrey Goldberg, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, and Lemony Snicket. But it also features a series of unfortunate translations and commentaries.


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