Dozens of Israeli artists, intellectuals, academics and former military officials are asking Prime Minister Netanyahu to freeze the country’s wave of anti-democratic legislation.
NPR’s “On the Media” talks to author Susan Daitch about her novel “Paper Conspiracies” and the Dreyfus Affair.
Israel once boasted a thriving pulp fiction industry.
André Aciman reflects on a Gypsy song of mysterious origin.
Christopher Hitchens questions whether whatever doesn’t kill him makes him shtarker.
Al Jaffee gives some snappy answers to stupid questions.
Shachar Pinsker asks that age old question, “What is Jewish literature?”
German literary magazine Lichtungen includes translations of contemporary Forverts writers in its New Jewish Literature issue.
Comic book artist Jerry Robinson, credited with having creating the Joker, has died at age 89.
The Groggers respond to the YU Beacon controversy:
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
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