In Vitro and Me

By Talia Liben Yarmush

Joanna Rakoff's 'Salinger Year'

By Judy Bolton-Fasman


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  2. A Conversation: Why Fiction Matters in an Unjust World
  3. Fiction: If You Looked Better, I'd Take You

Sign of Sam (the Record Man)

Sign of Sam (the Record Man)

By Michael Kaminer

After years in storage, Toronto’s iconic Sam the Record Man sign, symbol of one of Canada’s most storied Jewish businesses, will return to public view near its original downtown perch.


Standing for Israel: Demonstrators wave Israeli flags in support during rally outside United Nations in New York.

Standing Tall


Painting on the Ceiling: Michelangelo’s famed ceiling paintings were produced in the Vatican between 1508 and 1512. At left, a character wears the yellow badge that Jews were made to wear in Renaissance Italy.

Jews of the Sistine Chapel

By Benjamin Ivry

Dozens of Jews are depicted on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling. They look far less heroic than the sibyls and angels. But does that make the paintings anti-Semitic?





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