I could not save her. But I could save myself.
Donald Antrim’s ‘One Friday in April’ gratefully embraces the medicalization of suicide
Jewish groups start addressing mental wellness—for those who are suffering, and the people who love them
When my father disappeared, I was left with questions. Decades later, I found some answers—in a book about baseball.
Finding a sense of healing at Passover, in the wake of a child’s suicide
Bookworm: Jacob M. Appel’s life-affirming elderly suicide novel ‘Millard Salter’s Last Day’ is a highwire act balancing tragedy and comedy
What a son’s suicide—and his grandfather’s Holocaust experience—taught one family about life
A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context
The Austrian writer presented an ideal of what Europe might have been and might one day be
After tragedy, Dvora Omer found flaws, beauty in the nation’s founding figures, turning them into literary heroes
A father reflects on his own efforts to stay close to his children after deciding to live a secular life
A gripping new history of Flavius Josephus portrays a Roman Jewish writer forever wrestling with his identity
By helping gay kids, synagogues and Jewish schools can make the community better for all of us
For years, I tried to forget my mother’s suicide. Then a yahrzeit notice made me face the past.
In a memoir about her sister’s 1990 suicide, Jill Bialosky reckons with Judaism’s complicated—and still evolving—position on the taking of one’s own life
Back when the Yiddish press relished covering suicides
Disgraced Israeli TV star found hanged in prison cell
A writer-lawyer tackles Primo Levi’s tangled life and legacy