Josh Lambert


The Case Against 'Jews Only!'

By Josh Lambert

The Case Against 'Jews Only!'
A Jewish camp in Canada recently decided not to admit a non-Jew for the summer. Josh Lambert, a former camper himself, tells us why this was a bad decision.Read More


The Russian (Authors) Are Coming

By Josh Lambert

The Russian (Authors) Are Coming
One thing we know for sure is that 2014 will be a big year for young post-Soviet Jews who write in English. Like Gary Shteyngart, whose forthcoming memoir is already making waves.Read More


Bride Shipped from Shtetl to South Dakota

By Josh Lambert

Bride Shipped from Shtetl to South Dakota
A mail-order Jewish bride travels from the old country to the high plains, then falls in love with her new stepson in Anna Solomon’s new novel.Read More


Yiddish Icons, Portrayed in Cartoons

By Josh Lambert

Yiddish Icons, Portrayed in Cartoons
Just because people don’t know a language doesn’t mean they won’t use it in all kinds of crazy ways. Cartoonists use Yiddish icons without understanding them.Read More


Sex, Violence and Growing Up On a Farm in Israel

By Josh Lambert

Sex, Violence and Growing Up On a Farm in Israel
Almost every page of Galit and Gilad Seliktar’s new graphic short story collection, set in rural Israel during the 1980s, is fraught with the possibility of sex or violence.Read More



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