Reading The Oppermans is like riding a Ferrari into a slow-motion car crash.
Killing the goose.
Great Jewish writers in three languages visit the Yiddishists.
Watch our recording of the classic Russian Jewish stories. Then stick around for the discussion with Natan Sharansky, Ruth Wisse, and Gary Saul Morson.
But a new biography argues that the poet wasn’t very Jewish or even very anti-Soviet.
The eminent writer joins us to reveal the Jewish dimensions of her latest book.
“The honorable title of Jew, of which I am proud.”
Sigmund Freud over the Holy One of Israel.
A Tel Aviv hipster in King Arthur’s court.
The German-Jewish poet embraced “the Great Aristophanes of Heaven.”
The Lady of Hebrew and Her Lovers of Zion.