American Jewish literature

Rereading Portnoy’s Complaint now that the Golden Age of American Jewry is over.

Jan. 31 2023 12:01AM

Revisiting a forgotten novel.

John Nathan
Jan. 12 2023 12:01AM

Drawing on woke pieties, a new book considers the possibility that the anti-Semites were right.

Jesse Tisch
Oct. 27 2022 12:01AM

Eugene Nadelman.

Sept. 29 2022 12:01AM

“Something to Remember Me By.”

Aug. 18 2022 12:01AM

The Natural at 70.

Rich Cohen
July 28 2022 12:01AM

Bad math, the digital humanities, and woke question-begging.

Mordechai Levy-Eichel and Daniel Scheinerman
May 20 2022 12:01AM

The film adaptation of Abraham Cahan’s short story was recently restored.

April 27 2022 12:01AM

The characters in her new story collection are fully formed creatures of that transitional 20th-century moment between European Jewish survivors and American forgetters.

April 27 2022 12:01AM

There’s more to the Yiddish writer than “combining shtetls, demons, and sex in a small bowl, mixed well.”

April 12 2022 12:01AM

Johanna Kaplan and the late Bette Howland.

Joseph Epstein
March 22 2022 12:01AM

Gary Shteyngart’s tendentious attack on brit milah.

Hayim Leiter
Oct. 19 2021 12:01AM

“I don’t want you to rehabilitate me”—just to give me the last word.

Judith Shulevitz
July 28 2021 12:01AM