“Even his kvetching shows a certain originality of perception.”
The film adaptation of Abraham Cahan’s short story was recently restored.
Sigmund Freud over the Holy One of Israel.
The historian brothers join us to talk about their Jewish upbringing, and the different paths they took away from the Conservative Judaism of their parents.
American society faces a deep crisis of meaning to which the city, and the idea, of Jerusalem has an answer. It is needed by Jews, and as much or more by Christians.
A new book traces the history of conversion from Judaism.
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, speaking at an event sponsored by the South Florida Jewish Federation, addressed the “problem” of intermarriage and assimilation. Her remarks were. . .
A new history of the creation of modern Hebrew ends with speculation about whether the Hebrew language could become the basis of an Israeli identity. . .
Amid the ambitious ideas proposed by American Jewish leaders to combat assimilation, one simple and basic remedy has gone overlooked.
More than Saul Bellow or Philip Roth, James Salter (né Horowitz) captures the situation of assimilated American Jews—by never writing from a Jewish perspective.