“Never before had she kept a secret from Yidel; never had she felt so lonely or so powerful.”
This should be required reading in journalism programs for its insights into how reportorial grit and savvy can crack walls of denial
The idea of ritual murder originated with the 12th-century treatise of an English monk, Thomas of Monmouth,
It’s hard to read the story of George Gershwin without feeling a sense of loss.
Clare Clark’s novel portrays a Berlin of deepening shadows, beset by hyperinflation and violence, darkened by the eclipse of freedom.
“Reckoning” is ambitious if not always fully convincing in linking changing attitudes toward sexual harassment to larger debates over gender and sex.
Elliott Maraniss grew up in Coney Island, a descendant of Marrano Jews from Spain who had migrated to the Odessa region, then the United States.
Elucidating the contours of German resistance to the Nazi terror state has always been difficult.
David Yazbek: “Allan Sherman has a massive influence on me as a comedian and as a lyricist. American humor to such a large extent is Jewish humor.”
Given the challenges posed by both traditional religion and the digital marvels of our age, Nathan Englander sounds a cautionary note.