Before the War, They Found a Last Resort in Ostend

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.”

The 100-Story Man Hits His Milestone

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.”

Valentine’s Day Breakfast In Bed, With a Jewish Twist

Jews share their love through food all year long, but Valentine’s Day morning calls for a change of venue.

The Problem Isn’t All-Female Art Shows

In a male-dominated art culture, let’s stop getting mad at women for taking up space.

In Chicago, All Roads Led to Lois Weisberg

She was Chicago’s culture czar, immortalized by Malcolm Gladwell in “The Tipping Point.” Lois Weisberg, who died at the age of 90, is given a fond farewell by writer Ronald Litke who used to work with her.

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