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

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 4

Wanted by the authorities, the twins head off to the Promised Land

Clockwork

The Sabbath is but one of the Jewish contributions to the science of keeping time

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 3

As Salo daydreams, his sons whisper of revolution

Observing the Sabbath

How nine fiction writers handled the theme of the seventh day

Political Legacy

A new book examines the debt 17th-century republicanism owed to Jewish sources

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 2

Basha Puah evinces a talent for business—and for childbearing

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 1

After a brief ‘honeymoon,’ the newlyweds take up residence in Lodz

On the Bookshelf

Translators, Nazi mutants, and Germanophilia

Look Out!

Sam Lipsyte’s novel The Ask and Noah Baumbach’s movie Greenberg breathe new life into the figure of the shlemiel

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