Jai Chakrabarti’s novel ‘A Play for the End of the World’ takes as inspiration Janusz Korczak’s 1942 production of a play by Rabindranath Tagore.
In ‘The Philip Roth We Don’t Know,’ Jacques Berlinerblau defends his subject from charges of racism, but has trouble arguing against Roth’s sexism.
Julie Metz’s mother lived a full and good life in Vienna — until she didn’t. That story is chronicled in the new memoir “Eva and Eve.”
Almost 80 years after its publication, Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz’s ‘The Passenger’ is ready to meet the historical moment.
The New Jewish Canon” canonizes issues rather than texts, assembling brief statements by recent Jewish thinkers on a variety of topics,
The novelist Henry Roth was one of 3 million Jewish immigrants processed at Ellis Island.
Americans will be fascinated by the cruelty and loyalty born in the city of Sigmund Freud, Gustav Mahler, and Anna Goldenberg.
He was extraordinarily gregarious, but he could also be prickly, abrasive and deliberately offensive.
Hersh wandered into journalism after dropping out of law school, serving in the army, and working at Walgreens.
Esperanto was designed as a language for global harmony in response to Eastern European pogroms. A new book by Esther Schor examines the Jewish history of the language and its creator Ludwik Zamenhof.