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Sarah Rindner

Sarah Rindner teaches English literature at Lander College for Women in New York City. Her writing on Judaism and literature can be found in Mosaic magazine and on The Book of Books blog.

Jewish Destiny in a Cheek Swab

Jewish Destiny in a Cheek Swab

Sarah Rindner

Possible Jewish ancestry has fascinated both Jews and non-Jews when it comes to American historical figures, reaching as far back as Alexander Hamilton.

Tragedy and Comedy in Black and White

Tragedy and Comedy in Black and White

Sarah Rindner

Lately it seems to be the season of haredim on screen. Sarah Rindner's immersion in this very particular oeuvre began with Shtisel, the 2013 runaway hit Israeli TV series, which depicts a haredi family in Jerusalem in all of its complicated, charming dysfunction.

Rachel and Her Children

Sarah Rindner

Eternal Life is Dara Horn’s fifth novel, and like her others it crosses time and place to tell a transfixing, multilayered story that draws on Jewish texts and themes in a deep, witty, and immensely readable fashion.