The Cavs’ title, Cleveland’s first pro sports championship in 52 years, is no harder for a Clevelander to incorporate than is the founding of Israel for most Jews.
David Blatt has handled plenty of adversity as rookie Cleveland Cavaliers coach. Can his Israeli mentality help him manage superstar LeBron James to an NBA crown?
Meet the Freuds of Cleveland: Anny Katan was a trailblazer in child psychology, and one of Anna Freud’s close colleagues.
From Maurice Sendak’s ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ to ‘The Phantom Tollbooth,’ written by Brooklyn Jews Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer, children’s books have had many Jewish contributors. Here’s why.
Reading great poetry can put you into contact with the sublime. No one knows that better than Robert Pinsky, author of a new book called ‘Singing School.’
The Warsaw Ghetto uprising began on Passover eve in 1943. While we meditate on how the God delivered us from Egypt, we should note the tyranny in Europe just 70 years ago.
Earlier this week, Sami Rohr Prize winner Austin Ratner discussed the land of the living versus the land of “The Princess Bride.” His blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit:
Austin Ratner won the 2011 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature for his first novel, “The Jump Artist.” His new novel, “In the Land of the Living,” is now available. His blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit:
The Jewish extended family is one of the loveliest, comfiest, most rewarding aspects of the heritage. It’s also a complicating factor in one Ohio family.
SUMMER BOOKS: Sam Zemurray overthrew governments, may have had Huey Long killed and helped get Israel recognized. Let’s just say he wasn’t your typical Jewish banana guy.