James Winchell teaches at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash.
A Great Thinker Rediscovers His Judaism on the Day of Atonement
Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig was set to convert to Christianity a century ago. Yom Kippur services changed his mind.
· September 10, 2013
‘Speed’ Levitch, Neo-Hasid
Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?
· January 4, 2013
Kafka’s Yom Kippur Appeal
A century ago this High Holiday, Franz Kafka composed two masterworks, both informed by his Jewish heritage
· September 20, 2012
The Healing Power of Jew-Love
Gertrude Himmelfarb argues that the philosemitism of writers like George Eliot can be a cure for anti-Semitism
· July 9, 2012