Forget Waldman and Chabon and try Castel-Bloom, Feuerman, and Gavron instead
Colorful works underscore the tragedy of a life cut short and a family’s ongoing agony
Poetry for Shavuot, when we read about Ruth, a Moabite woman considered to be the first convert to Judaism
When Alan Rickman died, social media blew up with mini lamentations for the widely beloved actor. But the moment produced great ambivalence within me.