Jewish literature

Shmuel the Statesman and dark side of the Golden Age.

Tamar Marvin
Sept. 28 2023 12:01AM

While asserting that anti-Semitic persecutions usually don’t go too badly for the Jews.

Nadia Kalman
July 31 2023 12:01AM

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.

June 2 2023 12:01AM

Two new books shed light on Bruno Schulz, and his final work.

Boris Dralyuk
May 11 2023 12:01AM


Sarah Abrevaya Stein
May 1 2023 12:01AM

“Even his kvetching shows a certain originality of perception.”

Robert Alter
April 24 2023 12:01AM


Avrom Sutzkever and Justin Cammy
April 20 2023 12:01AM

Grigory Kanovich, 1929–1923.

Elena Guritanu and Elie Petit
April 4 2023 12:01AM

A new translation of “In the Basement.”

Isaac Babel and Maxim Shrayer
March 9 2023 12:01AM

Working in three cultures.

Maxim Shrayer
Feb. 22 2023 12:01AM

A far cry from the “bland exoticism” of the New York Times.

Jeffrey A. Grossman
Feb. 16 2023 12:01AM

“They cannot be a light unto other nations who denigrate their own.”

Howard Jacobson
Feb. 9 2023 12:01AM

“The beautiful strong separations in Judaism.”

Andrew Lapin
Jan. 18 2023 12:01AM

Watch our recording of the modern Israeli classic. Then stick around for the discussion with Israeli novelist Ruby Namdar and American rabbi Daniel Bouskila.

The Editors, Jonathan Silver, Haim Sabato, Ruby Namdar and Daniel Bouskila
Dec. 28 2022 12:01AM