Big Eater

Food-obsessed Jews, including an obese matriarch, are subtly rendered in Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins

The Feminist Marriage Plot

The attacks on domestic bliss in Alix Kates Shulman’s novel Ménage would resonate with Orthodox Jews

The Prague Cemetery

In a new novel, 19th-century Europe is a land of ominous mystery, and a Parisian junk shop is the passage to a lost world. An excerpt.

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 10, Part 5

In our final installment, Bernie tastes both disillusionment and the sublime

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 10, Part 4

Peering from behind a curtain, Bernie sees the rabbi in action

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 10, Part 3

Upon entering the rabbi's enlightenment center, Bernie is taken aback

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 10, Part 2

Unable to fully master his newfound skills, Bernie visits Rabbi Eliezer at his workplace

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 10, Part 1

Abandoned by his mentor, Bernie falls back on old habits

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 9, Part 5

Overcoming his native skepticism, Mr. Karp accepts the rabbi’s offer

The Frozen Rabbi: Week 9, Part 4

After sensing a business opportunity, the rabbi asks Mr. Karp to be his backer
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