The letters of Aharon Dovid Shainberg.
How to succeed in espionage without really trying.
Judah Magnes’s anti-Zionism.
High on flowers, low on tradition.
A great Jewish writer, and the underappreciated depth of one of his most popular novels.
“Even as the ancient Hebrew people answered the call of freedom, we too must heed its voice.”
“I want you to know that I leave Israel a different man than when I arrived.”
Reportedly, he also had a “Jewish countenance.”
The socialist in the back of shul.
Too many Communists in the kitchen—making blintzes.
“Developing the manhood” of American Jews or rendering Judaism vacuous?
The Jews of Squirrel Hill didn’t follow their coreligionists elsewhere into the suburbs.