Shmuel the Statesman and dark side of the Golden Age.

Tamar Marvin
Sept. 28 2023 12:01AM

“The Destruction of Sennacherib.”

Joseph Bottum
Sept. 11 2023 12:01AM

Two new books bring Osip Mandelstam to an English-language audience.

Donald Rayfield
May 9 2023 12:01AM


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

“How long, O Lord, shall I forgotten be?”

Joseph Bottom and Philip Sidney
March 28 2023 12:01AM

Poems from the Sea of Death.

Elie Wiesel and Allan Nadler
Jan. 20 2023 12:01AM

“Ozymandias” is a story not only of Egypt, but of nation after nation throughout history—except one.

Dec. 19 2022 12:01AM

A medieval rabbi with “a love of language, dark humor, penchant for astrology, personal bitterness, and dour personality.”

Tamar Marvin
Nov. 17 2022 12:01AM

Eugene Nadelman.

Sept. 29 2022 12:01AM

A talmudic legend of a wicked emperor’s demise, set to verse.

Aug. 12 2022 12:01AM

Iossif Ventouras, heir to Athens and Jerusalem.

July 18 2022 12:01AM

Prejudice “elevated to an idiotic principle.”

Philip Hensher
June 10 2022 12:01AM

David Hofshteyn was executed by Stalin. His poetry now serves as a rallying cry for Ukrainians.

April 29 2022 12:01AM

Moyshe Kulbak’s Childe Harold.

Madeleine Cohen
Feb. 25 2022 12:01AM