Gerald Sorin looks at the complicated history of Jews and Black baseball.
Berel Lang celebrates the 50th anniversary of ‘Catch-22’ by arguing that the book is a neglected masterpiece of Jewish fiction.
Jenna Weissman Joselit pays a visit to the Stanton Street Shul and admires its zodiacal murals.
Benjamin Ivry appreciates two new books by French Resistance hero Raymond Aubrac.
Philologos ponders the death of Moses.
Ruth Ellen Gruber interviews New York University professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, who is now working with the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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