“First they drive all the bookshops out of business, then they open a bookshop.”
“I don’t believe in the infinite ability of the reason, or the rational. I believe in it only insofar as it takes me to the irrational.”
In memory of Sir Roger Moore, who has died at the age of 89, we present the Jewish history of the character he immortalized.
“Who is a person in his fullness? Someone who combines critical judgment and profound self-knowledge.”
The quest to illuminate the lives of murdered relatives is a burgeoning subgenre of the Holocaust memoir.
The book covers the poet’s Hebrew work and complex personality, but not his Yiddish poems which reveal a different side to his personality.
Linguists explain that “Jewish lightning” often goes along with the phrase “successful fire.”
Justice Abella hails Etgar Keret as Israel’s “young Boswell’ at the Charles Bronfman Prize ceremony.
“Much of my politics are the direct result of being a diasporan modernist Jew.”
“Jewish writing is a literature of immigration — Ab Cahan and Henry Roth had to be there.”
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