“Who is a person in his fullness? Someone who combines critical judgment and profound self-knowledge.”
Bereavement and bravery loom large in Israel’s memory this time of year as we remember the Holocaust and honor the fallen on Memorial Day.
Janet Hadda, who passed away on June 23, exposed the underlying gender relations in Ashkenazic culture and wrote an influential psycho-biography of Isaac Bashevis Singer. David G. Roskies remembers her legacy and her influence.
The roomful of stunning photographs currently on display in Russia at the European University at St. Petersburg is dedicated to the theme of “Jewish Children.” It is triply wondrous: first, on account of the European University itself, one of several funded by George Soros in the former Soviet empire; second, on account of the artistic quality