Elie Wiesel’s short, eloquent letter offered support and perspective to a young writer desperately in need of both. On the occasion of what would have been Wiesel’s 88th birthday, Rachel Kadish explains.
A review of Volker Ulrich’s new biography of Adolf Hitler seems to draw not-so-subtle comparisons to Donald J. Trump.5
Sigal Samuel has won a Canadian literary prize for her novel “The Mystics of Mile End.”
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.
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 Cookies have their own recipe—even if it’s a little similar to the recipe for gingerbread.
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.”
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