Finished after decades of labor, this one-man English translation is a stupendous achievement. How does it hold up against the masterpieces (and follies) that have come before?
Rabbi David Oppenheim, 18th-century Prague’s great book collector.
He also helped preserve the memory of his fellow fighters.
Briefly revived by U.S. Marines.
Jewish athletes have won more Olympic medals for fencing than for any other sport.
Many caves have not been excavated.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes.
Dutch police rounded up Jews and the government-in-exile ignored what it knew.
Philo-Semitism and an appreciation of national freedom.
Too many Communists in the kitchen—making blintzes.
“Developing the manhood” of American Jews or rendering Judaism vacuous?
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