The day after details emerged about Allen Ginsberg’s poem about Bernie Sanders, a new photo and a surprising story are providing some background to the relationship between the two Jewish thought leaders.5
Primo Levi’s complete works have recently been republished in a massive three-volume set overseen by master translator Ann Goldstein. Joshua Furst and Goldstein talk Levi’s relationship with his Jewishness and the difficulties of the act of translation itself.
In 1986, poet Allen Ginsberg wrote a sonnet about a Vermont town led by a certain Jewish socialist. Allan M. Jalon delves into the history of the poet’s relationship to Bernie Sanders.17
In the summer of 1936, the authors Stefan Zweig and Joseph Roth found some moments of peace before the arrival of the impending catastrophe. Zweig and Roth’s friendship is chronicled in Volker Weidermann’s “Ostend.”
This month, Haim Watzman — a writer for The Jerusalem Report — reaches an unusual milestone: His 100th work of fiction published in the magazine. Watzman and Naomi Zeveloff discuss the need for “Necessary Stories.”
In his fiction, Bernard Werber blends sci-fi, biology, philosophy and whodunits. He talks with Benjamin Ivry about his visions for the future of Jews and humanity at large.
In a terrific new memoir, historian Ian Buruma examines his grandparents’ lives to learn how Jewishness and Britishness can coexist.
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