Shmuel the Statesman and dark side of the Golden Age.
While asserting that anti-Semitic persecutions usually don’t go too badly for the Jews.
The legendary author joins us to talk about her new short story, about a search for the reason why a 13th-century Jewish man became a Catholic priest.
Two new books shed light on Bruno Schulz, and his final work.
“Even his kvetching shows a certain originality of perception.”
Grigory Kanovich, 1929–1923.
A new translation of “In the Basement.”
Working in three cultures.
A far cry from the “bland exoticism” of the New York Times.
“They cannot be a light unto other nations who denigrate their own.”
“The beautiful strong separations in Judaism.”
Watch our recording of the modern Israeli classic. Then stick around for the discussion with Israeli novelist Ruby Namdar and American rabbi Daniel Bouskila.