Immigrant Story: The Value of Anzia Yezierska’s ‘Bread Givers’
At New York’s Tenement Museum, panelists discussed the still-relevant meaning of Yezierska’s novel about an immigrant Jewish family on the Lower East Side
· December 10, 2015
The 13 Worst Jewish Fathers in Literature, From Abraham to Mr. Portnoy
They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.
· June 12, 2014
With Lionel Trilling and Robert Giroux cheerleading, Sam Astrachan had a stellar future. Then the glimmer faded.
By Josh Lambert · February 12, 2009
Words of Our Fathers
What a 1942 essay contest revealed about immigrants’ lives, in the Old World and the New
· January 13, 2009