In Ruth Wisse’s new translation, Jewish history is a tale of war that only makes us stronger
Ruth R. Wisse’s new memoir is sharp, examined, and a more urgent read than ever
In an essential new online course, Ruth Wisse gives George Eliot’s hero a timely and insightful reading
Remembering I.L. Peretz, who died 100 years ago this week
New books and events from contributors to the Jewish Encounters Series
Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?
Firgun is the ungrudging pleasure one takes in another’s good fortune, and there’s no English word for it
Comment of the Week
Comment of the week
Friends and Politics, Part 1: Saul Bellow. The Nobel Prize-winner and I shared a love of literature and of Yiddish, but our friendship was tested by decades-long disagreements over politics.
A museum exhibition and a new translation from the Yiddish examine ‘heritage travel’ in the 1930s
The latest ‘Jewish Review of Books’
Plus the other half of ‘Dysentery’ weighs in
Nextbook author speaks to Jewish West Point grads
Few writers have had champions as fierce as Chaim Grade’s widow, Inna Grade, who died earlier this month
Nextbook and Tablet authors remember Avrom Sutzkever