David Mikics

Is There Anything Jewish About Giving to Charity?

Do Jews and Christians have a similar approach to charity and the potential upside for doing good? A new book weighs what giving back means to both faiths.

German or Jewish or Both or Neither? Despite his reluctance to make his fictions noticeably Jewish, Franz Kafka often meditated on Jewish themes.

Franz Kafka's Birthday Offers Kafkaesque Dilemma

Were Franz Kafka’s books the most typically Jewish documents of his time? Reiner Stach sheds light on Kafka’s last years and his inner conflicts.