Why the Jewish state has more say than the Diaspora over what the country stands for and where it is going
Or are they too wedded to redemptive narratives? A timely reprint of Edward Lewis Wallant’s classic 1961 novel ‘The Pawnbroker’ raises the question.
The legendary songwriter, novelist, and Texas phenom is touring on his first new album in three decades, but Kinky Friedman will still sign anything except bad legislation
‘Shalom from the kosher aisle’
For 40 years, people on the left have defended the Kurds, who are a force against barbarism, in a region filled with barbarism. The left must continue to defend them.
Hungarian writer György Spiró’s newly translated novel ‘Captivity’ powerfully sets the perils of modern Jewry in Early Christian Rome
Scholars and bureaucrats scoff at the idea that Yemenite Jewish babies were once kidnapped for adoption. But the theory won’t die.
This Friday is #FriedmanFriday. It’s also Black Friday. Think about it.
Barbra Streisand, Stephen Sondheim, Steven Spielberg, and Itzhak Perlman were among the 17 recipients of the highest civilian honor.
This holiday season, let us give thanks to ‘the angel of peace’
This holiday, read I Say Shehechiyanu, a new children’s picture book that can help your family tolerate the inevitable mishegas
Stories about dogs and cats and even Santa Claus make the perfect Hanukkah gift this year
This week, we turn the mic around, calling listeners and reading their letters—the good, the bad, and the ugly
Masbia, New York City’s only kosher soup kitchen, puts an Orthodox spin on a secular holiday
France grapples with the aftermath of attacks that are no longer ‘just against Jews’
ISIS offers its recruits a vision of wild and violent abandon. To eradicate it, we need not only better guns but also better ideas.
It’s an accomplished retelling of an American classic, but Vesna Goldsworthy’s new novel ‘Gorsky’ is missing one key character