By Jacques Berlinerblau
Commemorating Philip Roth means confronting his limitations head on
A 90th birthday event in the late author’s honor is an occasion to remember his gifts and his failings, writes a Georgetown University scholar
Untangling the Oxymoron of the Secular Jew
‘Secular” is to “Jew” as “holy” is to “Torah,” as “noisy” is to “grogger,” as “crotchety” is to “Larry David.” Which is another way of saying that this coupling of adjective and noun sounds logical, natural and familiar. Could the same be said of a shiduch on the order of “secular Southern Baptist,” or “secular…
Julianna Margulies is not your average ‘Karen’
Calling for genocide is antisemitic. Why couldn’t the president of my alma mater say so?
‘Schools I don’t want my kid to set foot on’: For some Jewish families, Oct. 7 upended the college application process
‘People thought we were dead’: They spent 27 hours under fire from Hamas — then Netanyahu used their home for an Elon Musk photo op
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