Chicago-born literary historian Daniel Aaron has died at the age of 103. Benjamin Ivry remembers Aaron’s literary and humanitarian contributions at the Library of America, Harvard and beyond.
When Eric Schulmiller’s IPhone screen cracked, his first instinct was to fix, sell or recycle it. But then, he discovered that there was a Talmudic tale hidden within the flaws of that cracked screen.
100 years ago, the virtuoso who Albert Einstein cited as providing proof of God’s existence was born. Benjamin Ivry reflects on the importance of Yehudi Menuhin and his centenary.
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