The children of Jewish Communists needed a therapeutic process to work through the effects of growing up in a political cult. They didn’t get it.
The eminent writer joins us to reveal the Jewish dimensions of her latest book.
Daniel Gordis argued in this 2019 conversation that Israeli and American Jews are fundamentally divided. With a new government now in place, has he been proven correct?
Houdini’s was the prototypically self-made American tale. But even while turning himself into the world’s greatest breaker of constraints, he remained a proudly identified Jew.
Does Jewish morality require Israel to leave the West Bank?
With the recent death of the unrepentant spy, his story, along with that of other American Jews steeped in Communism, can finally be told.
Of course violent attacks on ḥasidic Jews are anti-Semitic.
Long-festering strains between the world’s two largest communities jeopardize the prospects of a shared Jewish future. Here’s a way forward.