Adam Langer


Kenneth Bonert’s ‘Lion Seeker’ Is Best New Novel You Haven’t Read

By Adam Langer

Kenneth Bonert’s ‘Lion Seeker’ Is Best New Novel You Haven’t Read
Kenneth Bonert’s South African epic ‘The Lion Seeker’ hasn’t gotten much attention. But its richly detailed account of Jewish Johannesburg makes it one of the best novels of the year.Read More


Putting Tuvia Tenenbom in Context

By Adam Langer

Racheli Ibenboim chats with writer Tuvia Tenenbom./Photo by Isi Tenenbaum Read More


11 Best Performances by Non-Jewish Actors Playing Jews in the Movies

By Adam Langer

11 Best Performances by Non-Jewish Actors Playing Jews in the Movies
The year’s Academy Awards has two non-Jewish Best Actor contenders who play Jewish characters. That inspired our thoroughly subjective list of the best gentile actors in Jewish roles.Read More


Pete Seeger's 7 Most Jewish Songs

By Adam Langer

Pete Seeger's 7 Most Jewish Songs
For secular Jewish children, some of us felt most spiritual listening to Pete Seeger. In honor of his memory, Adam Langer offers the legendary folk singer and activist’s 7 most Jewish songs.Read More


How I Learned Not To Be J.D. Salinger

By Adam Langer

How I Learned Not To Be J.D. Salinger
Not every kid wanted to be Holden Caulfield. Sometimes associating yourself with him or Salinger, could be risky. The author of ‘The Salinger Contract’ explains.Read More






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