Vast photo collection chronicling Mary Berg’s life discovered at local auction
The great Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb records the first days after her liberation, in a stunning document of survival
‘How to Make it to the Promised Land’ based on Ellen Umansky’s short story
Israeli society debates the value of Haredi jobs, but Patrick Leigh Fermor saw the ultra-Orthodox hard at work
How Chava Rosenfarb survived the Lodz ghetto to write a masterpiece about the experience
New translations of three astonishing poems, which evoke the horror of the Lodz ghetto and its aftermath
Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91-year-old grandfather helped carry it out.
I.J. Singer’s newly reissued The Brothers Ashkenazi may not be on par with the greatest realist epics, but it is an eerie foretelling of Eastern European Jewry’s eventual fate