Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg brought humor and drama to a production of “Merchant of Venice” set in the Venetian ghetto. Would that the same were true of the production itself, says critic A.J. Goldmann.3
Deborah Levy’s novel “Hot Milk,” is on the longlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize.
In “East-West Street,” a tour-de-force by Philippe Sands, the grandson of a Holocaust survivor, demonstrates the relationship of the law within his own family narrative.
A budding epistolary romance between Neal Pollack and Natalie Portman is interrupted by a disapproving Jonathan Safran Foer.
Some soon-to-be-familiar Jewish names cropped up on the Center for Fiction’s Longlist for its 2016 First Novel Prize.
Acclaimed journalist Susan Faludi knew her father’s temper and his story of survival during the Holocaust. Yet she was still unprepared for her father Steven’s decision to become Stefanie at the age of 76.
Polish poet and author Agata Tuszyńska didn’t know her Jewish background until she was 19. In “A Family History of Fear,” she comes to terms with her history — and that of her country.3
“The Way to the Spring,” journalist Ben Ehrenreich’s new book is the result of the three years he spent on the West Bank. In an exclusive interview, he discussed how his Jewish heritage impacts his understanding of the Middle East.336
In “My Friends,” published in the Forverts on February 21, 1966, Elie Wiesel recalls growing up in Sighet, then part of Romania, and his group of peers, most of whom were killed in the Holocaust.
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