Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
By giving her characters perfect endings, the wildly popular writer may actually undermine them
In Zeruya Shalev’s fearless new ‘The Remains of Love,’ lives on a kibbutz stand as a parable of Israel
The expatriate British writer’s unfinished potboiler marks a milestone in depictions of Jewish characters
Her fourth novel, ‘A Guide for the Perplexed,’ reanimates the past without falling into the traps of ‘Shtetlworld’ nostalgia
Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism