Ruth Wisse

Understanding the Jewish political paradox in 2024.

March 15 2024 12:01AM

Sabbath’s Theater in the theater.

Nov. 7 2023 12:01AM

The ambivalent secularism of Chaim Grade’s quarrel.

May 4 2023 12:01AM

“No one sounds as silly as an atheist.”

Ruth R. Wisse and Meir Soloveichik
March 19 2021 12:01AM

And the professors attack the mob’s targets.

Oct. 24 2019 12:01AM

The renowned expert on Yiddish literature stops by to talk everything Tevye, Fiddler, Sholem Aleichem, and more.

Aug. 15 2019 12:01AM

In a new lecture series, a master teacher shows the enduring relevance of the great 19th-century novelist’s Daniel Deronda.

March 15 2017 12:01AM

Don’t follow the pointing finger.

Ruth Wisse
June 10 2016 12:01AM

It belonged to the family of two distinguished Yiddish scholars.

Uriel Heilman
May 4 2016 12:01AM

Like anti-Semitism targets the Jews, the war against America’s “one percent” blames intractable political and economic problems on an entire collectivity.

Ruth Wisse
Feb. 5 2014 12:01AM

Ruth Wisse isn’t asking Jews to stop joking; but more than humor, she knows, is required to fend off their (dead-serious) enemies.

Joseph Epstein
Aug. 12 2013 12:00AM