Arts & Culture

When he learned just how much power the likes of Richard Dawkins had amassed, the writer Scott Shay decided to fight back.

April 18 2019 12:01AM

A posthumous collection edited by his son Daniel clarifies the great columnist’s legacy to American, and to Jewish, discourse.

April 17 2019 12:01AM

Post-Holocaust towns populated by biblical ghosts.

Chaim Grade and Julian Levinson
March 28 2019 12:01AM

Contention was so much a part of modern Yiddish culture that, in any study of that culture, it was all but taken for granted.

March 27 2019 12:01AM

Take, for instance, the word tararam, meaningwhat else?—“fuss” or “hullabaloo.”

March 20 2019 12:01AM

Tradition!

Madeleine Kearns
March 18 2019 12:01AM

An apartment is emptied of its possessions—and suddenly filled with life.

Boris Fishman
March 12 2019 12:01AM

Civilization’s weather vane.

Howard Jacobson
March 8 2019 12:01AM

“I want you to know that I leave Israel a different man than when I arrived.”

Meirav Kaminsky
March 5 2019 12:01AM

Gorenstein is best-known for his film scripts, written for Andrei Tarkovsky and others. Now, recently published in English for the first time, his own voice can be heard.

March 5 2019 12:01AM

Did his deracinated outlook subvert his own literary career?

Joseph Epstein
Feb. 27 2019 12:01AM

The second volume of a new biography sheds some light on the question.

Abe Greenwald
Feb. 25 2019 12:01AM