“Our Israeli Diary, 1978” will be most resonant for past travelers to Israel, or anyone with a particular interest in Fraser or Pinter.
The story goes that the Nazis burned the collection of the yeshiva library, but clues indicate this is simply not true.
“What to do About the Solomons,” set between California and Israel, tells the story of a Jewish family beset by financial scandal.
Bruce Henderson’s unfailingly admiring ‘Sons and Soldiers’ pays homage to the Ritchie boys and achieves a rare intimacy with the reader.
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with these festive drinks that also happen to have all the simanim , or symbols, for the holiday.
Anyone interested in Baruch Spinoza, the fate of Jews during the Inquisition or the vagaries of archival research will find Kadish’s novel rewarding.
At its best, Englander’s novel suggests that our self-understanding is limited, driven by the desire to justify ourselves.
“Singer strikes at the heart of the political flaws in every system of rule we have endured. Unfortunately he offers no solution.”
H.A. and Margaret Rey’s escape from Nazi-occupied Paris involved building two bicycles out of spare parts in the middle of the night.
“Yiddish writers were among those who famously suffered because of the Hebrew-or-nothing attitude.”
Isaac Bashevis Singer, Nobel Prize-winning author and Forward staff writer, was photographed in 1968 for Amerike Magazine.
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