Chabon, Safran Foer, and the Great Jewish American Novel
Ari Hoffman explores the expansive visions of Jewish peoplehood embedded in two major, recently published novels
The Christian Monks Who Saved Jewish History
Malka Simkovich hunts for Jewish texts in some unlikely places.
Why You Need to Read Daniel Deronda
Shalva Muschel offers some perspective on George Elliot's leading Jews and the newest attempt to gain a fuller appreciation of Daniel Deronda.
Listening to the Jews of Silence in Soviet Popular Culture
Jewishness, antisemitism, popular culture and Russian television in the postwar era? Historian Maya Balakirsky Katz explains.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and the Ancient Marine Rhyme: A Study...
From Lawlessness to Respectability: A Response to Eli Putterman
Lawrence Kaplan responds to Eli Putterman's essay on Reish Laqish and sexuality.
Gilgamesh and the Rabbis: Knowledge and its Price from Uruk to the Beit Midrash
What do Adam, Enkidu, and Reish Lakish all have in common? Eli Putterman explores.
There’s Something About Wendy
Author Risa Miller reviews Beth Kissileff's debut novel, Questioning Return.
Shadal, García Márquez, and the Stain of Honor
Daniel Klein on how violence in the Bible plays out in the writings of Shadal and Gabriel Gárcia Márquez
Aryeh Klapper recreating a patriarchal voice.