Isaac Bashevis Singer

“He told me, looking over his shoulder though no one was eavesdropping, that he liked Reagan.”

Robert King
July 26 2021 12:01AM

“There is only one joy: to increase and not to lessen the world’s joy.”

Isaac Bashevis Singer and David Stromberg
May 20 2021 12:01AM

I.J. Singer’s The Brothers Ashkenazi.

Feb. 13 2020 12:01AM

Max Spitzkopf, the Jewish Sherlock Holmes.

David Mazower, Elissa Sperling and Michael Yashinsky
Aug. 31 2018 12:01AM

A land where “loving fellow Jews has a mystical significance.”

David Stromberg
July 12 2018 12:01AM

My quarrel with Berish Zhichliner.

David Stromberg and Isaac Bashevis Singer
May 3 2018 12:01AM

“The Gift of the Mishnah.”

Isaac Bashevis Singer
July 25 2017 12:01AM

Rebellion, creativity, and The Penitent.

David Stromberg
June 23 2016 12:01AM

In 1965, Isaac Bashevis Singer wrote and published a story, in Yiddish, about the guilty conscience of a Polish-Jewish Communist. The story was translated into English. . .

Isaac Bashevis Singer
Jan. 21 2015 12:01AM

What drove the great writer to employ a “harem” of translators? A new film tells much, but not all.

Jan. 21 2015 12:01AM

Forty years after it was written, an Isaac Bashevis Singer story about generational and cultural misunderstanding produces a similar misunderstanding in the students who read it.

Allen Ellenzweig
July 25 2013 12:00AM

“No other writer or activist in the 19th or 20th century, not even Gandhi or Tolstoy, was as deeply affected by the condition of. . .

Kapil Komireddi
June 28 2013 12:00AM