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
The progressive-era novelist’s greedy, red-haired, Polish Jew, Zerkow, is the 20th century’s greatest golem
The Israeli’s magnum opus, ‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow,’ is so good, it should have existed
An international cast of characters is embroiled in a bizarre legal dispute over the late rabbi’s personal collection of books