Watch a recap of JRB editor Abe Socher’s conversation with award-winning author and theologian Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. The former chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth, Rabbi Sacks discussed his newest book, Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times, the place of religion in politics, and much more.
Join JRB editor Abraham Socher in a conversation with Stephen J. Zipperstein Zipperstein about the arc of Ashkenazi Jewish life in the twentieth century, the art of biography, and Philip Roth, the enfant terrible and, eventually, éminence grise of American Jewish letters.
Watch a recap of JRB editor Abe Socher’s conversation with acclaimed fiction writer Allegra Goodman on the art of fiction and the creation of her novels, Intuition, The Cookbook Collector,…
Benjamin Balint and JRB editor Abe Socher discuss the international legal battle over Franz Kafka’s unpublished papers, as well as the libraries and book collections of Jerusalem that few people know about.