Sabbath’s Theater in the theater.
Robert Nathan’s Road of Ages.
An American Jewish poet and his searing wartime experience.
His fantasies contained only a few Jewish themes.
Robert Nathan, Sephardi fantasy writer.
“America was not a melting pot, but a laboratory of innumerable new combinations.”
Maya Arad’s good years.
“There are too many good Jewish writers around.”
Isaac Bashevis Singer’s “Gimple the Fool.”
A new story tells of a young scholar’s investigation into a notorious apostate.
Rereading Portnoy’s Complaint now that the Golden Age of American Jewry is over.
Revisiting a forgotten novel.
Drawing on woke pieties, a new book considers the possibility that the anti-Semites were right.