Mitchell First reviews Yehuda Landy's Purim and the Persian Empire.
R. Yitzchak Blau analyzes the 2018 book, Was Yosef on the Spectrum?
Eileen Watts puts the writings of Bernard Malamud in conversation with today's immigrant debate.
Jeffrey Kobrin comments on the work and influence of Herman Wouk.
Victor M. Erlich offers insight into an infamous Shakespearean character.
Eileen Watts examines the similarities between Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Rav Soloveitchik's Lonely Man of Faith.
Bezalel Naor offers a stirring, other-worldly rendition of Rav Kook's poem "The Conversation of the Angels"
Ari Hoffman on the most important living Jewish writer.
Eileen Watts explores how Bernard Malamud's "The German Refugee" amplifies the themes of Tisha B'Av.
Dr. Ari Hoffman eulogizes Philip Roth.