Arts & Culture

A moral imperative.

Stuart Eizenstat
Jan. 10 2019 12:01AM

The many hypothesized sources for the saying, “To have butter on one’s head.”

Jan. 9 2019 12:01AM

Will he be placed with Sholem Asch or with S.Y. Agnon?

Jan. 2 2019 12:01AM

The great author was far from sentimental, and far from coy; he was the epitome of sly.

Dec. 24 2018 12:42AM

Ancient Israelite authors “totally eclipsed their neighbors.”

Robert Alter
Dec. 20 2018 12:01AM

What exactly was it that his work captured?

Shifra Sharlin
Dec. 20 2018 12:01AM

Michelangelo’s universally admired depiction of one of history’s most famous Jews is not the least bit Jewish. Take, on the other hand, Rembrandt.

Dec. 20 2018 12:01AM

A new golden age, thanks to ḥasidic readers.

Rose Waldman
Dec. 19 2018 12:01AM

It is practically impossible to utter a complete sentence in Hebrew that lacks gender.

Dec. 19 2018 12:01AM

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