The founding editor of the Jewish Review Books joins us to discuss his educational formation, his intellectual preoccupations, and the essays that make up his new book.
The study of the Jewish Defense League’s founder suffers from “methodological, structural, and factual” flaws.
Some of the most interesting and creative work in all of Jewish studies today is happening neither in universities nor as part of a yeshiva curriculum.
A process a century in the making.
Scholars pursue truth; politicians pursue power.
Samuel David Luzzatto.
Some century-old lessons.
A leading professor explains how the two can coexist properly.
“We can talk about gender equity all we want, but our bodies are out of sync with our beliefs.”
A renowned scholar tells his story.
The author of a biblically themed opera, and perhaps of Havah Nagilah.
A look at the Washington Pentateuch.
Remembering Alexander Altmann.