‘Uncle John’ was a lifelong friend of Harold Bloom—and a mentor to me
An impressive new biography looks at the original Jewish leftist—and shines light on the appeal of radical politics for Jews
Uncovered: new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ extensive collaboration with Nazis in the 1930s
A century after the last blood libel trial, the idea that Jews drink Christian vital fluid is still alive and well
Satirist and media gadfly Henryk Broder attacks his countrymen’s attitudes toward Israel and Jews
A conversation about literature, Judaism, and the Almighty with the great Yale literary critic
Does Yale historian Timothy Snyder absolve Eastern Europe of special complicity in the Holocaust?
A revival of Yiddish poet H. Leivick’s play reveals a genius at the center of a turn-of-the-century literary scene
The Auschwitz survivor known as Ka-Tzetnik 135633 wrote lurid novels derided as pornography when they were published. Now he’s Israel’s Elie Wiesel.