The master of Jewish letters on what to do if you’re sick of baking bread and reorganizing your closet.
Medieval Spain produced many Jewish geniuses. The poet and philosopher Solomon Ibn Gabirol, born 1000 years ago, wrote poetry that is still sung in synagogues all over the world.
Sympathetic to Israel and hostile to the radical left, Roth was not always the rebellious Jew.
Not much sex in the city.
“The ever-resounding links of the golden chain.”
Hersh Nomberg, Zalman Shneur, and the plight of the “plucked” hero.
Moshkele the thief.
The silence of A.M. Klein.
Cora Wilburn’s Cosella Wayne.
“Utterly different from anything published in the Jewish world until then.”
“More than any other country, Israel must live.”
A great Yiddish writer reflects on what, exactly, the novel is for.
The Idiom and the Oddity.