James Winchell recently retired from teaching at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash.
Campus Week: An important new biography of the late René Girard takes one academic back to the origins of his astonishment
Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig was set to convert to Christianity a century ago. Yom Kippur services changed his mind.
Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?
A century ago this High Holiday, Franz Kafka composed two masterworks, both informed by his Jewish heritage
Gertrude Himmelfarb argues that the philosemitism of writers like George Eliot can be a cure for anti-Semitism
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