Daniel Mendelsohn’s genre-bending critical lectures gathered in the new ‘Three Rings’ looks at the Odyssean exiles of Erich Auerbach, Francois Fénelon, and W.G. Sebald, and their characters
A new documentary traces the rise, fall, and amazing rediscovery of the world’s first Arab cartoon star
A doctor spends Passover in East Africa, surrounded by disease and suffering, and reflects on the tenuous balance between order and disorder, exodus and return
Daf Yomi: The one protection God granted the Jews was to scatter them, so that no single enemy could destroy them all at once
A new show at the Jewish Museum in New York follows contrasting exhibits in Liverpool and Paris
An Egyptian exile considers Jewish identity—and his own—in a cosmopolitan world. Excerpted from the new essay collection ‘Alibis.’
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