Emma Sulkowicz and 'The Hunting Ground' of Campus Sexual Assault

What can we do about sexual assault on campus? Amy Ziering tackles that question — and the recent case of Emma Sulkowicz — in an interview about her new film ‘The Hunting Ground.’


Where All the Reasons To Kill Are Absurd

In ‘The Meursault Investigation,’ novelist Kamel Daoud explores one of the most famous crimes of the 20th century: the murder of an Arab on an Algiers beach by Camus’s existential hero.


What James Merrill Thought of the Jews

The inimitable poet James Merrill is the subject of a massive new book. Benjamin Ivry offers a fond recollection of the man and his relationship to Jews.


Beyond the Bagel — Kibbutz Breakfast

Embarking on her project to tell the Jewish breakfast story week by week, Leah Koenig begins with the beauty of a classic Israeli meal.


When Alvin Ailey Choreographs the Holocaust

With ‘No Longer Silent,’ the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater — an iconic African-American company — branched into new territory: It’s a piece about the Holocaust.

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