Pierre Birnbaum, author of “The Anti-Semitic Moment” and “Jewish Identities” discusses the Israelization of French Jewry and his pessimism about the future.5
Carrie Brownstein was the co-creator of both “Portlandia” and Sleater-Kinney. The rocker turned alt-icon has now turned memoirist with “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.” Yevgeniya Traps offers her assessment.
Amir Gutfreund, one of Israel’s most beloved writers, died aged 52 of cancer on November 27.
A fabulous, vegetarian homemade pizza pie can be a a fun, modern take on Shabbat dinner.
Having trouble figuring out what to read this Hanukkah? Our holiday guide offers two books for each night of the Festival of Lights.
Today’s arguments about restricting the power of the U.S. Federal Reserve are anything but new. In fact they go back more than a hundred years to the vision of a German-Jewish immigrant named Paul Warburg.54
For years, artist Archie Rand has been talking about illustrating every single commandment in the Jewish bible. The result is a massive new book and an upcoming exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.
French author Jean Hatzfeld has focused extensively on the 1994 Rwandan genocide, drawing parallels with the Nazi genocide in World War II. He spoke with the Forward’s Benjamin Ivry about barbarism, Primo Levi, war and the lack of remorse.
Readers are being introduced or reintroduced to pooet Yehuda Amichai’s work in a new collection edited by Robert Alter. Benjamin Ivry takes the opportunity to explain what Amichai meant to Israel and the world of poetry at large.
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