Treasure Trove

A new box set offers a taste of one of the world’s great Jewish music collections

Writing on the Wall

An anthology highlights the divide between sanctioned and forbidden literature

The Prophet’s Pen

A new book argues that the key to decoding the Bible is understanding its poetry

Close Up

Photographer Frederic Aranda offers an intimate glimpse into the Lubavitch world

Screening the Others

A film festival looks at Israel’s Arab citizens

Home Away From Home

A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony

Was Paul a Jew?

A new generation of scholars argues that the apostle long considered the progenitor of anti-Semitism never left his religion

The November Pogrom

A new study pieces together the story of Kristallnacht

On the Bookshelf

Prayer, poetry, and pop

Founding Father

America’s patron saint isn’t Washington or Lincoln, a new book argues—it’s Moses

Sacred Spaces

Tobi Kahn and the art of creative reverence


In ‘The Humbling,’ Philip Roth imagines an actor grappling with the waning of his gifts

Reading Levi in Tehran

A new project offers Arabic and Farsi translations of key Holocaust works

On the Bookshelf

Integration, emancipation, and a defense of our four-legged friends

Female Trouble

Alicia Jo Rabins writes indie rock ballads about biblical bad girls

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