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Arts & Culture

An NYU professor channels the high priest.

Adam Kirsch
Nov. 17 2017 12:01AM

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.

Nov. 9 2017 12:01AM

The most tragic Jewish writer of modern times.

Micha Yosef Berdichevsky and James Adam Redfield
Nov. 8 2017 12:01AM

Paris in the Present Tense.

Mark Helprin
Nov. 2 2017 12:01AM

In the mid-1970s, an Israeli military governor in Ramallah watches the trial of four young Arab men who have accused their interrogators of torture.

Nov. 2 2017 12:01AM

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.

Nov. 1 2017 12:01AM

A jewel box overflowing with images of Jewish heroes and Nazi monsters.

J. Hoberman
Oct. 31 2017 12:01AM

The treacherous interplay of anti-Semitism and its sneaky twin, philo-Semitism.

Stuart Schoffman
Oct. 30 2017 12:01AM

Siberia magically upends a litany of misery for him and his people.

Oct. 27 2017 12:01AM

Not a hatchet job.

Yitzchok Adlerstein
Oct. 25 2017 12:01AM

“I em verry heppy to mit you end yourr femily in yourr hawm.”

Oct. 25 2017 12:01AM

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.

Oct. 18 2017 12:01AM

Trapped in a cycle of naïveté and doom.

Oct. 17 2017 12:01AM