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Nathan Englander on the Pope and the Dirty War

The novelist sees troubling links between the church and the military

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Philip Roth’s Legacy at 80

The author and others speak in a new film about his life and work

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The Dead Yiddish Poets Society

Nathan Englander’s revealing new play The Twenty-Seventh Man dramatizes Stalin’s murder of gifted Yiddish writers

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Herman Wouk’s Last Shot

With The Lawgiver, the best-selling novelist takes another stab at the kind of Hollywood fame he’s always coveted

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Sundown: Shalit’s Father Ignites Controversy

Plus Settlers of Canaan, Myra Kraft honored, and more

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Sentimental Journey

In the new collected stories of Nathan Englander, and in his revised Haggadah, Jews cling tenuously to the easily broken chains of tradition

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Ephron and Englander Kibbitz About New Play

One of those Upper West Side evenings

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The Only Girl We Ever Love?

The Holocaust, Israel, and Jewish identity

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All Night Long: Preparing for Shavuot’s Study Sessions

We asked four people we admire—a novelist, a musician, a rabbi, and a theologian—what they’d like to read in the wee hours

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Dairy Fiends!

Your Vox Tablet preview

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Archive Fever

Why a growing number of today’s young Jewish fiction writers—including two of the finalists for the Sami Rohr Prize being awarded tonight—are grounding their novels in scholarly research

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On the Bookshelf

From the classic to the newfangled: haggadahs for Seders of every shape, size, and stripe

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Event: Anne Frank’s 21st Century Friends

Upcoming author panel to be moderated by The Scroll!

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All The Jewish Young Literary Men (and Women)

Who will make The New Yorker’s under-40 cut?

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Sundown: Obama and Abbas Have a Chat

Plus a Jewish ‘Jersey Shore,’ and more

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Observing the Sabbath

How nine fiction writers handled the theme of the seventh day

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Grave Digger

Nathan Englander unearths stories that many in Argentina would just as soon forget

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Stranger to Fiction

Wendy Shalit wrongfully accuses authors of misrepresenting the Orthodox