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A Literary-Culinary Connection: Dishes Inspired by Israeli Novelists

A lecture series in Jerusalem cooks up recipes based on the work of Meir Shalev, Chaim Nachman Bialik, and others

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Not a Fairy Tale

Children’s book illustrator Tom Seidmann-Freud—Sigmund Freud’s niece—led a short and tragic life, but her surreal, whimsical art endures

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Divided Soul

A new biography examines the conflicting passions that animated the life and work of Dybbuk playwright S. An-sky

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Tumultuous Time

A panoramic history of Russian and Polish Jewry focuses on the key period between 1881 and 1914

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Whoppers

A former student remembers a seminar with Chaim Grade—and how it changed his life

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A Clockwork Doll

Dahlia Ravikovitch and the poetry of the plainspoken

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Awakenings

Examining Soviet Russia’s short-lived Jewish renaissance

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In the Spirit

If you’ve never understood Kabbalah, music might be the way in