Abraham Socher, the magazine’s founding editor, promised a day of “arguments that matter.”
When documentary photographer Richard Schofield stumbled upon a trove of unidentified prewar photographs in September 2013 in the storage room of the Sugihara House museum in Kaunas, Lithuania, he knew he had found something special.
Ruth Wisse pioneered the academic study of Yiddish. As she approaches retirement, she talks about her brilliant literary career — and her right-wing political polemic.
An ex-Labor lawmaker was disinvited from a conference of the Israeli Left because she works with NGO Monitor, which ‘battles delegitimization’ — and regularly bashes the Left.
Ruth Wisse offers a cogent analysis of Jewish humor in her new book. Why does she overlook several decades of scholarship on ethnic jokes?
A version of this post appeared in Yiddish here.