But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
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The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well
After a lifetime of avoiding Philip Roth’s books, a reader decides to see what all the fuss is about
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A thrilling cache of the late writer’s letters
In The Escape, Adam Thirlwell grapples with Jewishness, carnality, and the essence of fiction
Ecumenical political philosophy, ecumenical Zionism, and more
How nine fiction writers handled the theme of the seventh day
In the Glass family apartment, Jewish pork, Davos Shabbos, and more
Salinger may have predated Roth, but he was also a step ahead
Philip Roth and Amos Oz make list of year’s worst literary sex scenes
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.