An NYU professor channels the high priest.
The Yiddish Magic Mountain.
Růžičková, who died in September, survived both Hitler and Stalin to become a brilliant interpreter of J.S. Bach—and the only person to commit his entire keyboard oeuvre to disc.
The most tragic Jewish writer of modern times.
Paris in the Present Tense.
For better, and for worse, Jeremy Dauber’s Jewish Comedy: A Serious History tells the story of Jewish comedy as the story of Jewish civilization.
A jewel box overflowing with images of Jewish heroes and Nazi monsters.
The treacherous interplay of anti-Semitism and its sneaky twin, philo-Semitism.
Not a hatchet job.
In brilliantly charting the psychological effects of anti-Semitism on both its perpetrators and its victims, a newly translated 1934 novel outdoes even such master analysts as Freud and Proust.
Trapped in a cycle of naïveté and doom.