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The Forbidden Food

In this excerpt from his new memoir ‘High Holiday Porn,’ Eytan Bayme remembers tasting something he’d never tried before

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The Personal Is Political—and Vice Versa

An excerpt from Letty Cottin Pogrebin’s new novel, ‘Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate’

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‘The Watcher’: What You Leave Behind When It’s Time To Move On

In her new memoir ‘Surrendering Oz,’ Bonnie Friedman visits a cemetery that helps open the door to her new life

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How Menachem Begin Made Peace With Israel’s Greatest Enemy: Egypt

Carter thought he was a psycho, but the man the British called ‘Terrorist No. 1’ proved himself to be a canny negotiator

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Jacob, Rachel, and Leah: An Excerpt From ‘Mount Terminus’

In David Grand’s atmospheric new novel set in pre-Hollywood Los Angeles, a man can’t outrun his dark New York past

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When Life Wasn’t Going Well, I Knew One Person Wouldn’t Sugarcoat Things

In this excerpt from her new memoir ‘On My Knees,’ Periel Aschenbrand finds comfort in a visit from her blunt Israeli cousin

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Bad Things, Good Person

Is misfortune God’s doing? A new work on The Book of Job asks what kind of world we live in.

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Never Too Old

The centenarian hero of the forthcoming novel Liebestod enjoys a ménage à six with a rabbi’s wife, a Brazilian bombshell, and a three-legged cat

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The Prague Cemetery

In a new novel, 19th-century Europe is a land of ominous mystery, and a Parisian junk shop is the passage to a lost world. An excerpt.

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The Usual Suspects

A journalist investigates a mysterious murder in Casablanca, home to the last Jewish community in the Arab world. An excerpt from the forthcoming The Honored Dead.

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Camp Fire

In his memoir, the famous refusenik remembered celebrating Hanukkah in the Soviet Gulag

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Excerpt from This Man Is My Brother

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