My fellow Yiddish students and I stumble as we try to speak correctly, but we all relish our weekly immersion in that lost East European world.
“If you look at the Holocaust without that triumphant, redemptive story arc, you have to grapple with the randomness of what happens to people.”
The life of a liberal American Jewish professor is shaken up by the arrival of a renowned Zionist family.
Shai Agnon was a consummate Zionist. Yet, he remained nostalgic for the Ukrainian village of his youth.
Interviewing novelist Jennifer Weiner, Batya Ungar-Sargon investigates why the literary industry resists books that speak to a female audience.
Israeli writer Amos Oz, Israel Prize laureate, died on Friday at 79 after fighting cancer.
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“The program allows us to link our own research project with a broader immersion in the Yiddish language and literature.”
Using both Jewish and Nazi documentation, David Fishman’s book describes the day-to-day operation of the so-called Paper Brigade.
Israeli author Aharon Appelfeld, who published more than 45 books in Hebrew and translated into many languages, has died.