Perhaps it was the book’s familiar exodus story that invited so many interpretations. Perhaps it was Adams’ knack for inhabiting the consciousness of the overlooked.
Israel’s defense minister Avigdor Lieberman recently invoked ‘The Dreyfus Trial” to criticize a Middle East peace conference — how in the world did Alfred Dreyfus become a right-wing talking point?6
Einstein’s first, non-Jewish, wife was an important collaborator on many of his most famous works14
Is the election of Donald Trump a “Moral 9/11?” If so, says Rachel Kadish, then artists will and must be on the front lines.9
Best-selling novelist Elinor Lipman responds to the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency — in rhyme.
A poet and scholar, Dan Pagis (who died in 1986) was the subject of a recent conference at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheva, Israel.
Irina Reyn’s 93-year-old grandfather planned to vote for Hillary Clinton — but something happened on the way to the voting booth.
70 years after the publication of Jean-Paul Sartre’s “Anti-Semite and Jew,” scholars are still debating whether Sartre was prescient or just plain ignorant.
Back in the 1990’s, Russian Jews felt secure in America. Now, Ellen Litman asks if our country is still such a safe place for her and her family.11
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