Nobel Prize Winner Patrick Modiano Summons the Shadow-World of Postwar French Jewry

Born by his own account of ‘the mud of the Occupation,’ the French author remains haunted, like his compatriots, by memory

S.Y. Agnon’s ‘Twofold:’ An Introduction

The 1939 short story appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation

In Israel, September is Nobel Season

Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime

Philip Roth Wins Nobel Prize

The renowned writer, who plumbed Jewish identity and became an American master, adds the biggest laurel to his crown

Why We Celebrate Nobel Prizes

Jewish achievement is easier to celebrate by a seemingly objective measure

Pope to Visit Holy Land; Israel Gets 11th Nobel

Plus study finds higher rates of E. coli in kosher chicken, and more in the news

Holocaust Survivor Francois Englert Wins Nobel

Shares physics prize with Peter Higgs for the pair’s Higgs particle discovery

Jimmy Carter Wins The Scroll Peace Award

Devaluing peace awards has never been so fun

‘Brotherhood Cannot Be a Theory’

A Jewish look at Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012)

The Nobel laureate and neurobiologist was 103

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