Each year before Rosh Hashanah, thousands of Jews visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. Rodger Kamenetz joined them and brought along a friend: Franz Kafka.

New Kafka Papers To Be Revealed

Disputed Swiss boxes opened today

Fathers and Sons

Reflections on a vexed relationship

An Unaffiliate Stands Before the Law

Blogging Joshua Cohen’s ‘Witz’

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A Kafkaesque oil leak, and more

Kafka on the Gulf

A New Orleans resident reflects on how the Czech master prepared him for the oil spill

Rodger Kamenetz Scans The Universe

Getting ready for Dawn 2010


Eavesdropping on a book-club meeting and lamenting the unloved life of a writer

Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav and Franz Kafka


Dispute Over Kafka’s Israeli Papers Is Transparent and Simple

Just kidding, it’s totally Kafkaesque

Experimental Fiction

In a 1931 novel, Ernst Weiss integrated medicine and literature

The Avenger

A haftorah of wrongs and fights

A Nation of Commentators

We are all Rashi’s heirs, but what, exactly, is our inheritance?

The Literatures of the Two Easts

Are Hasidism and Zen Buddhism kindred movements?

The Storm Called Progress

Benjamin, Scholem, Rosenzweig and the Angel of History

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