‘David: The Divided Heart,’ by David Wolpe

An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero

A Most Unlikable Woman

An aging feminist meets a new generation in Brian Morton’s sharp, sympathetic novel ‘Florence Gordon’

Stefan Zweig’s Illusion of a Good Europe That Never Was Bewitches Us Still

The Austrian writer presented an ideal of what Europe might have been and might one day be

LARP-ing at the Crematorium (in a Suburban Hyatt Hotel)

A live-action role-playing game set up a scenario with ‘inmates’ and a ‘furnace.’ What could go wrong?

Israel’s First Burning Man, One Mile From Ben Gurion’s Grave

From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East

The Freudian Became a Catholic

Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?

Israeli Comedy Scores Points by Bringing Together Soccer and Gay Politics

In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.

A Photographer in the City: Garry Winogrand’s New Metropolitan Ironies

The Met’s dazzling retrospective declares: ‘It’s all a matter of how much freedom you can stand.’

Wicked Sons: Benjamin Kerstein, Doron Rabinovici, and Norman Finkelstein

Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.

Life Lessons From Bob Dylan’s Brilliant Jewish Singer-Songwriter Son-in-Law

To Peter Himmelman, fame was no match for observance, and the music just got better

A World Without Jews: Hitler’s Dream Still Makes Us Uneasy

Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht

The Crimes of Moisés Ville: A Story of Gauchos and Jews

The long echo of a massacre on the Argentine pampas, and the multi-generational chronicle of Jewish life in its wake

The Israeli ‘This American Life’ Will Surprise Even Those Who Think They Know the Land Well

After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet

How a Hamas Anthem Became a Hit in Israel

Why Israeli kids are singing ‘Up, Do Terror Attacks!’

The Man Who Loves Women

Having brought author Clarice Lispector back into the public eye, biographer Ben Moser turns to Susan Sontag

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