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.
“Something to Remember Me By.”
The Natural at 70.
Bad math, the digital humanities, and woke question-begging.
The film adaptation of Abraham Cahan’s short story was recently restored.
The characters in her new story collection are fully formed creatures of that transitional 20th-century moment between European Jewish survivors and American forgetters.
There’s more to the Yiddish writer than “combining shtetls, demons, and sex in a small bowl, mixed well.”
Johanna Kaplan and the late Bette Howland.
Gary Shteyngart’s tendentious attack on brit milah.
Joshua Cohen’s The Netanyahus.
“I don’t want you to rehabilitate me”—just to give me the last word.
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.