Granick grew up in Stepney, a neighborhood nested in the East End. The area contained a vibrant Jewish community in the early 20th century.
“Until recently, these journals have been virtually inaccessible: they are nowhere to be found online.”
The Israeli author David Grossman is having quite the moment.
Judy Blume’s take on the sex was always thrillingly frank, titillating in a ho-hum kind of way.
For decades, Ariana kept Renia’s diary to herself, until her daughter urged her to make it public.
Rachel Kadish’s novel, “The Weight of Ink,” was chosen from a list of 50 works of fiction with “significant Jewish thematic content.”
Abraham Socher, the magazine’s founding editor, promised a day of “arguments that matter.”
One of the more refreshing Jewish books of the ’90s was “The Jew in the Lotus,” Rodger Kamenetz’s account of a meeting between the Dalai Lama and eight American rabbis. This encounter, the first between representatives of the two ancient traditions, was occasioned in part by the Dalai Lama’s desire to know how Judaism had survived in exile and why so many American Jews were practicing Buddhism. As witness and recorder of that meeting, Rodger Kamenetz was transformed from a primarily cultural Jew into a religious seeker. “Stalking Elijah” continues the story by tracing Mr. Kamenetz’s spiritual journey from Passover 1996 to Passover 1997.
Lester came to the attention of the wider Jewish community in 1968.
Using both Jewish and Nazi documentation, David Fishman’s book describes the day-to-day operation of the so-called Paper Brigade.
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