Julia Dahl’s debut novel tells the story of a Hasidic woman who tries to leave her community and is murdered. But the gripping crime story gets some key details wrong.
A century later, the case of Menachem Mendel Beilis continues to provoke controversy. Edmund Levin’s new book revisits the tale of anti-Semitism and unjust accusation.
Stacy Horn’s ‘Imperfect Harmony’ brought back memories of singing in churches, which wasn’t easy for one who was told to cover her ears at the sound of Christian music.