The Frozen Rabbi: Week 6, Part 1

Hungry for knowledge, Bernie brushes up on his Yiddish

Flight of Fancy

In The Escape, Adam Thirlwell grapples with Jewishness, carnality, and the essence of fiction

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 5, Part 3

Some six decades after the fact, the rabbi learns about Kristallnacht

No Prize

A new biography charts Joseph Pulitzer’s path from immigrant cub reporter to newspaper magnate and boss from hell

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 5, Part 2

The rabbi's rebirth seemed to awaken something in Bernie, too

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 5, Part 1

While Bernie starts learning the laws of kashrut, the rabbi develops a taste for treyf

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 5

The Karps reckon with the absence in their freezer

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 4

A foul-tasting meal leads to some meaty questions

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 3

While taking a shortcut home, Jocheved encounters some trouble

Exodus ’56

A novel examines the parallel dislocations of Hungarian and Egyptian immigrants to Israel

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 2

It’s not only Jocheved’s wares that draw notice—her looks do, too

On the Bookshelf

Beyond Maxwell House: A haggadah roundup

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 1

Her business flourishing, Jocheved gets generous

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 5

Jocheved sets up a snow-cone business

A New Leaf

Seventy years after the release of his first book, the bestselling ‘As a Driven Leaf,’ Rabbi Milton Steinberg (posthumously) offers a sophomore effort

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