Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.
In honor of a moment of awakening: April 17, 1965, when we got serious about ending the war
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
And other matters of conjugal bliss in this week’s Talmud study, including a woman’s right to sexual fulfillment
The 136-year-old Baruch Brothers Choir has survived the Holocaust, Communism, and the collapse of the former Yugoslavia
Shteyngart’s 2010 novel Super Sad True Love Story to become TV series
Revisiting our coverage of notable books published this year
The actor talks writing, directing, and why he loves listening to books on tape
The novelist’s Grub Street Diet is chock full of kasha, whitefish, neuroses
New novels in English by Soviet émigrés navigate the line between immigrant memoir and true fiction
Plus Gary Shteyngart officially named a Russophobe, and more in the news
Gary Shteyngart’s new memoir is a touching meditation on the origins, nature, and limits of humor
‘Portrait of the artist as a young mensch’
Plus an Iranian political prisoner freed by Facebook, and more in the news
Flashes daily Daf Yomi portions and Hebrew translations before your eyes
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art