Literature

A defense.

Jessica Cohen
March 4 2021 12:01AM

Mosaic and Ruth R. Wisse invite you to a special holiday dramatization of the classic Yiddish story.

Dec. 16 2020 12:02AM

Free love in Anna Karenina.

Joshua Pauling
Oct. 28 2020 12:01AM

The novelist in search of a literary father.

David Herman
Oct. 5 2020 12:01AM

Over the last 30 years, books for young Jews have dropped religious and national identity and become obsessed with the Holocaust. Can they be put on a better track?

May 27 2020 12:01AM

Jews can, and should, appreciate John Milton’s reimagining of the Hebrew Bible.

William Kolbrener
May 18 2020 12:01AM

A matter of family pride.

Eve LaPlante
Jan. 17 2020 12:01AM

The humorist abroad.

Jan. 15 2020 12:01AM

The figure of the great fairy king in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is descended from Judah Maccabee.

Dec. 26 2019 12:01AM

Seven of our regular writers pick several favorites each, featuring sieges, spies, cultural revolutions, family papers, useful enemies, new fields of inquiry, and more.

Dec. 18 2019 12:01AM

And his longtime collaborator, Hyman Hurwitz.

Lilach Naishtat Bornstein
Nov. 25 2019 12:01AM

A great Yiddish writer reflects on what, exactly, the novel is for.

Isaac Bashevis Singer
Nov. 22 2019 12:01AM

The Jewish writer who became America’s most decorated novelist spent his early years prodding the nation’s soul. Then, sensing danger to it, he took up the role of guardian.

Oct. 7 2019 12:01AM