Emily Schneider is a writer and educator in New York City who blogs about children's literature at imaginaryelevators.blog.
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As Literary Award Changes Its Name to Escape Allegations of Racism, Instances of Anti-Semitism Go Unnoticed

Last year’s recipient of the honor formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award was feted for a book accusing the Jews of murdering Jesus for money

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Remembering Philip Roth’s ‘Defender of the Faith’

Today on Jewcy: The early short story exploded every sacred stereotype about Jewish life.

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In Borges, Jewish Lessons for the #Resistance

Celebrating the 75th of an eerily prescient short story

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Dinah and Batsheva Say #MeToo

Today on Jewcy: Two original poems

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What is a Chanukah Scented Candle?

Today on Jewcy: What does “Mazel tov” even smell like?

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Clara Lemlich’s Legacy Continues To Be an Inspiration for Change

In She Persisted, a new picture book by Chelsea Clinton about remarkable women in history, Lemlich is the lone Jewish representative

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What a Dystopian Sinclair Lewis Novel Can Teach Us About the Specter of a Trump Presidency

Depictions of Jews in Lewis’s 1936 novel ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ are central to the book’s fascist premise. But these parallels extend well beyond one partiular group of people.

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