Jews have justly become identified with humor and wit, often at their own expense. But is it something of which to be proud—and how proud?. . .

Ruth Wisse
June 19 2013 12:00AM

“I applaud the intellectual courage of [Ruth Wisse's No Joke], the breadth of her learning, the comprehensiveness of her ambitions, her unembarrassed declarations of pleasure. . .

Howard Jacobson
June 3 2013 2:40AM