“Messiah in America”, now available in English, skewers capitalism, discrimination and an unfair immigration policy.
The love story between Jews and cafés had its start in 18th-century Berlin.
The Yiddish theater’s first goal was to develop a modern secular Yiddish culture and bring some hope to the Jewish community during difficult times.
The Russian city of Smolensk is located in a region that has historically been contested between Russia and Lithuania.
Using both Jewish and Nazi documentation, David Fishman’s book describes the day-to-day operation of the so-called Paper Brigade.
The study of Jewish history had two goals: To create an objective picture of the Jewish past and to defend the Jewish people from anti-Semitic libels.
“Shtetl Love Song” belongs to the genre of homespun shtetl literature, which began with Mendele Mocher Sforim’s autobiography, “Shloyme Ben Khayems.”
Joshua Cohen’s new novel reimagines the Biblical character as the wealthy Jewish owner of a moving company.
The memoirs of the Ukrainian author Yuri Smolich reveal interesting aspects of the Soviet Yiddish writer’s personality and ideology.
During the nineteenth century, romance and spiritual quests convinced a surprising number of Russian Jews to embrace Christianity.