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.
Einat Wilf and Ehud Barak announce defection from Labor Party, January 17, 2011 / Wikimedia Commons
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.