Comments from our readers about Primo Levi’s death and the Traveler’s Prayer
Comments from our readers about whether schools should be closed for the High Holidays
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Even in the age of email, the genre of ‘Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah’ endures
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How Allen Ginsberg’s letters were an extension of his poetry
In bidding on a batch of stamps, Reinhard Kaiser unearthed the story of an ill-fated wartime romance
Long after Hannah Arendt stopped being his “saucy wood nymph,” Martin Heidegger had absolute control of their heady correspondence.