Arts & Culture

The highly acclaimed Apeirogon, a recent novel about the Israel-Palestinian conflict, has a lot more to say about Jews and Israel than anybody has picked up on—none of it good.

Oct. 20 2020 12:01AM

A spectacularly illustrated new book charts the contents of one of the world’s most valuable libraries of Jewish books, and pays tribute to the obsessives who tracked them all down.

Oct. 14 2020 12:01AM

The master of Jewish letters on what to do if you’re sick of baking bread and reorganizing your closet.

Oct. 9 2020 12:01AM

Daniel Hagège.

Chen Malul
Sept. 11 2020 12:01AM

The two giants of Jewish literature come together for a wide-ranging discussion centered around his new book on the seminal Hebrew writers of modernity.

Sept. 10 2020 12:35AM

When one Jewish summer camp “bombed” another with leaflets excoriating its lack of commitment to Hebrew and Zionism.

Sept. 1 2020 12:01AM

A versatile fellow, this Cossack, identified simultaneously with Israel’s prime minister and his bitterest opponents! Who is he and who robbed him?

Aug. 5 2020 12:01AM

Christian Renaissance paintings of the Temple are the visual record of a theology that had devastating consequences in the lives of Jews from antiquity to the Middle Ages and beyond.

July 31 2020 12:15AM

Why do Christian depictions of the Jewish Temple look like the Dome of the Rock, the 7th-century Muslim structure built on that site?

July 30 2020 12:58AM

Two Israelis on a road trip venture to Arlington National Cemetery and encounter there the graves of brothers.

July 10 2020 12:01AM

Israeli politicians have in recent decades become obsessed with calling each other poodels.

June 3 2020 12:01AM

Over the last 30 years, books for young Jews have dropped religious and national identity and become obsessed with the Holocaust. Can they be put on a better track?

May 27 2020 12:01AM

Born in the Soviet Union, the painter took on everything and everybody from Dizzy Gillespie to New York street life to the Holocaust. When will he get his full due?

May 19 2020 12:01AM