Arts & Culture

And how Tel Aviv made the style its own.

Karen Chernick
Dec. 18 2018 12:01AM

Auctioned for nearly $10,000.

Amy Spiro
Dec. 18 2018 12:01AM

All of them illustrate the predicament of Jewish identity, but not all in the same way.

Dec. 17 2018 12:26AM

Letters, antidotes, eternal lives, outcasts, secret worlds, pogroms, and more.

Dec. 12 2018 12:01AM

To the great Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon, balance is all—and imbalance, as in the novel Only Yesterday, a devastating calamity.

Dec. 10 2018 1:02AM

Part Joyce, part Balzac, part yizkor book.

Adam Kirsch
Dec. 7 2018 12:01AM

The shockingly easy rehabilitation of an admirer of Hitler.

Armin Rosen
Dec. 6 2018 12:01AM

The question has plagued artists ever since the Holocaust. At least one contemporary artist manages to pass the test.

Dec. 6 2018 12:01AM

It sounds less mercenary—which is probably also why real coins eventually gave way to chocolate ones.

Dec. 5 2018 12:01AM

Marion and Celia Moss, poets “of the Hebrew nation.”

Karen Weisman
Dec. 4 2018 12:01AM

In his fiction, and especially in the novel Only Yesterday, S.Y. Agnon casts an ironic, unfooled eye on the inner lives of his fellow Jews and their lopsided bargains with modernity.

Dec. 3 2018 12:01AM

In the late 1960s, appointments in Jewish studies were springing up in tandem with the “adversarial culture.” But we intended to strengthen the universities, not to trash them.

Nov. 29 2018 12:01AM

It probably started with the term “Holocaust survivor.”

Nov. 21 2018 12:01AM

Chaim Potok’s forgotten play about S. An-Sky.

Nov. 16 2018 12:01AM