Here on Banned Books Week, we take a look at the American Library Association’s list of “Frequently Challenged Books.” Two Jewish authors make the list – and Jessica Herthel explains how she wound up there.
Mordecai Richler, the late, lamented Montreal author of “The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz” is the subject of a new mural in his hometown.
Cuneiform Cookies have their own recipe—even if it’s a little similar to the recipe for gingerbread.
Roald Dahl would have turned 100 today. We wish him happy birthday. And we wish he would have been less of a bigot.25
Cuneiform is enjoying a newfound life as a cookie recipe. Aviya Kushner speaks with the University of Pennsylvania’s Katy Blanchard about this very retro craze.
In “Where the Jews Aren’t,” Masha Gessen tells “The Sad and Absurd Story of Birobidzhan, Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, author of “Everything Is Illuminated” returns with “Here I Am,” his first novel in 11 years. In an interview with Talya Zax, he wonders if he’s still relevant.
Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Here I Am” was 11 years in the making. Yevgeniya Traps asks if the new novel was worth the wait.6
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