‘This is a report on a library trip to Israel from a bookish girl who is now a bookish old lady’
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
Victor Pinchuk was awarded the Sheptytsky Medal at the Kiev Hilton, uniting Bernard-Henri Lévy, rabbis, presidents, glitterati
The innovative neuroscientist discusses how the Holocaust, famine, and other catastrophic experiences can affect our DNA
The post-Soviet, postmodern illiberal kleptocracy as a harbinger and warning bell for—the West?
Sergei Dovlatov’s self-obsession prefigured the grim humor of post-Soviet American Jewish Lit