Robert Silvers, founder of the New York Review of Books, has died at 87. We recall how he used his clique to create massive literary influence.
A renowned Iranian writer has found a place of his own in America — thanks to Joshua Shenk and City of Asylum.
Michael Chabon is something of an accomplished writer. But what, exactly, makes him so good?
In the 1970’s Rummikub emerged from nowhere to international stardom. Barry Joseph explains the Jewish origins of the funny Jewish tile game.
Derek Walcott, who has died at the age of 87, empathized with the Jewish experience and enjoyed a close friendship with the poet Joseph Brodsky.
Florentin in Tel Aviv is a great place to check out graffiti that reveals Israel’s political pulse. Here’s a tour.
Donald Trump proposed to eliminate four vital cultural agencies — here’s just a small sampling of what those agencies have helped to fund.
Charges of anti-Semitism have not stopped our greatest actors from playing the role of Shylock. Scholar Miriam Gilbert explains why.
The prize, granted annually, is a prestigious award for English-language literature.
News that X-Men super-villain Magneto is joining the Nazis has rocked the comic book world. But should we really be so upset?
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