Sarah Weinman


Debut Crime Novel Set in Boro Park Hasidic Community

By Sarah Weinman

Debut Crime Novel Set in Boro Park Hasidic Community
Julia Dahl’s debut novel tells the story of a Hasidic woman who tries to leave her community and is murdered. But the gripping crime story gets some key details wrong.Read More


Menachem Beilis 'Blood Libel' Case Gets a New Hearing

By Sarah Weinman

Menachem Beilis 'Blood Libel' Case Gets a New Hearing
A century later, the case of Menachem Mendel Beilis continues to provoke controversy. Edmund Levin’s new book revisits the tale of anti-Semitism and unjust accusation.Read More


Stacy Horn Preaches To the Choir

By Sarah Weinman

Stacy Horn Preaches To the Choir
Stacy Horn’s ‘Imperfect Harmony’ brought back memories of singing in churches, which wasn’t easy for one who was told to cover her ears at the sound of Christian music.Read More



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