Adam Ehrlich Sachs’ ‘brilliant, weird, and profound’ new novel, ‘The Organs of Sense,’ imagines a visionary blind Jewish astronomer in the court of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II
Europe’s Holocaust memorials—and America’s Confederate monuments
Science and humanism—and Jews and Christians—collide in early modern Europe
The decision to convert the building comes after years of controversy
A crowdfunding campaign is underway for ‘Red Trees,’ a short film about a Jewish family that survived the Nazi occupation of Prague and escaped to Brazil
Only now, years after he survived Auschwitz, can we hear the alienation and fury of H.G. Adler’s newly translated ‘Shoah Trilogy’
Was Georg Mordechai Langer’s the first modern attempt to reconcile homosexuality and Judaism?
Czech capital’s Jewish community chooses a Prague native for the post
Jewish heritage archivist and his wife found dead in their Prague apartment
Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square
In Latvia, visiting a site where thousands were killed seemed too much to bear, until I saw a place where the living still gather
Examining the unlikely alliance
In a new graphic column, Judah Loew and his famous homemade creature time-travel to the wilds of New York City, circa 2012
Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
In the late Umberto Eco’s 2010 novel, 19th-century Europe is a land of ominous mystery, and a Parisian junk shop is the passage to a lost world. An excerpt.
The ‘Times’ goes to Krakow
Time hasn’t healed it, and the people aren’t helping
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