Arts & Culture

Celia Dropkin’s reflection on humiliation has a surprising resonance.

April 26 2017 12:01AM

Contrary to a Times column, the reason people say “he’s Jewish” rather than “he’s a Jew” has nothing to do with anti-Semitism. It’s just a quirk of grammar, and it’s not unique to Jews.

April 26 2017 12:01AM

In praise of Chaim Grade.

Saul Lieberman
April 25 2017 12:01AM

A Tom Thumb rabbi and a blood libel.

S.Y. Agnon
April 14 2017 12:01AM

Daniel Deronda and the post-traditional world.

Ian Lindquist
April 14 2017 12:01AM

When people find out that I teach Hebrew literature, they invariably remark, “Oh, you must be fluent.” I’ve now been working hard at it for many decades, and I’m still not there.

April 13 2017 12:01AM

The Homer of Lod.

April 10 2017 12:01AM

A kinship between the artist and the outlaw.

Robert Alter
April 5 2017 12:01AM

If you read one 750-page book this year, it should be this one.

March 31 2017 12:01AM

The two worlds of Yehoshua November.

March 29 2017 12:01AM

The latest novel by Amos Oz, Israel’s best-known writer, is ostensibly an allegory about both the state of Israel and the betrayal of Jesus. What’s it actually about?

March 29 2017 12:01AM

Once upon a time, Jews lived here.

Samuel Tadros
March 24 2017 12:01AM