The Paragraph That Changed My Life

On Yaakov Shabtai’s Past Continuous

American Psyche

Philip Roth’s latest protagonist—a teenager—has some adjustment issues

Spirits in the Material World

Uncovering the legend of the dybbuk

Follow the Goat

Why the Israeli writer S.Y. Agnon still matters

The Village

A young German reinvents the Holocaust novel

Third Life

For Jakov Lind, reinvention was the heart of fiction

Free Spirit

Danya Ruttenberg spent years wrestling with religion. Today she’s a rabbi.

Strange Bedfellow

Benjamin Disraeli’s remarkable political career.

The Road Not Taken

Decades before Herzl, Benjamin Disraeli wrote a novel that grappled with Zionism

You Are What You Wear

In her new novel, Linda Grant tackles questions of identity, morality, and fashion

Of a Feather

Communing with Bernard Malamud’s Jewbird

The Student Who Wouldn’t Go Away

How a bumbling immigrant from Kiev became a literary sensation

Summer Reading 2008

What we’re reading—and rereading—this season

Introduction to Marc Chagall

Toward the Abyss

The final work of a doomed Yiddish novelist

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