Erika Dreifus is a writer and editor in New York and the author of Quiet Americans: Stories. Visit her website and follow her on Twitter, where she tweets on “matters bookish and/or Jewish.”
Rachel Kadish’s ‘The Weight of Ink’ wins the inaugural Jewish Fiction Award
Today on Jewcy: ‘Birthright’ and ‘Sabbath Rest 2.0’
Forget Waldman and Chabon and try Castel-Bloom, Feuerman, and Gavron instead
Colorful works underscore the tragedy of a life cut short and a family’s ongoing agony
Poetry for Shavuot, when we read about Ruth, a Moabite woman considered to be the first convert to Judaism
When Alan Rickman died, social media blew up with mini lamentations for the widely beloved actor. But the moment produced great ambivalence within me.
At New York’s Tenement Museum, panelists discussed the still-relevant meaning of Yezierska’s novel about an immigrant Jewish family on the Lower East Side