Gertrude Himmelfarb

Gertrude Himmelfarb (1922-2019) wrote extensively on intellectual and cultural history, with a focus on Victorian England. Her recent books include The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot and The People of the Book: Philo-Semitism in England from Cromwell to Churchill.

Irving Kristol, Born Jewish

My late husband’s political views are well-known. His Jewish ones, less so. But they are at the root of everything.

Sept. 29 2014 6:00PM

Before Pastor Hagee, There Was Lord Shaftesbury

The Victorian roots of evangelical Zionism.

Oct. 20 2013 9:49PM