In David Grand’s atmospheric new novel set in pre-Hollywood Los Angeles, a man can’t outrun his dark New York past
The Torah-observant gentiles of the Hebrew Roots movement get circumcised, lay tefillin, and grow peyos
An investigation into ‘Antichrist Kramer,’ SSP Records, and other labels suggests a history of real-world violence and bigotry
The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?
The strange way I learned the story of a man who died defending his trade, his honor, and working-class Jews
The late political theorist, Marxist philosopher, and urbanist, who died this year, was my teacher and spiritual guide