A simple protagonist and a very, very complicated people.
A Rich Brew.
Yiddish literature’s best-known character.
Translation, retranslation, and un-translation.
Some highlights from prewar Vilna.
Yiddish literature’s most famous character.
A Purim story.
Will Bialik get the shoes back?
Yesterday was the 99th anniversary of his death.
Proof how much Bellow matters to our democratic society.
Two new volumes relating to the life and work of Sholem Aleichem offer fresh insights into both the historical context of his work and his. . .