The Allure of Dead Jews: A Conversation with Dara Horn
Prizewinning novelist Dara Horn has a new book of essays out, People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present. Horn joined JRB editor Abraham Socher for a conversation on October 14, and you can watch it now.
From Pogroms to Philip Roth
Stanford professor Steven J. Zipperstein and JRB editor Abraham Socher discuss Philip Roth’s life and work, the recent controversy over his authorized biography, and the biography of Roth he is working on now.
Chaim Weizmann: The Forgotten Founder
Historian and Brandeis University president emeritus Jehuda Reinharz has written the definitive three-volume biography of the Israeli founder Chaim Weizmann. He joined us on Yom HaAtzma'ut to discuss Weizmann’s remarkable life and legacy.
Freedom in the Face of Tyranny: A Conversation with Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy
Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy, coauthors of Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People, join JRB for a conversation about how Sharansky's years in Soviet prisons prepared him for a very public life.
Adam Kirsch, one of our favorite contemporary critics, sits down with Abe Socher to discuss everything from his childhood (turns out, a critic’s eye does run in families), to why…
Sarah Abrevaya Stein is the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director of the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, professor of history, and holder of the Maurice Amado Chair in…