The Dark Side of Torah u-Madda: Chaim Potok and Core-to-Core Cultural...
The debate about Torah u-Madda and pop culture continues. Noah Marlowe argues that Chaim Potok's literature offers a useful conceptual framework for, and embodiment of, a profound confrontation between Judaism and elite elements of general culture.
Truth in Fiction: Pursuing Torah in Secular Spaces
Margueya Poupko explains how lessons from literature can bring us closer to Torah truths.
Wherefore Art Thou, Moses?
What does Shakespeare have to say about the Exodus, Moses, and the power of storytelling? Shaina Trapedo explores how the Bard's work can speak to us during this unprecedented Pesach season.
Esther the Queen, Hester Prynne, and The Scarlet Letter as Biblical...
Tzvi Sinensky explores the hidden world of Esther with the help of Nathaniel Hawthorne.
“I Am Building a City”: A Reflection for Agnon’s 50th Yahrtzeit
50 years after his passing, Agnon is as relevant as ever. Agnon expert and Lehrhaus Consulting Editor Jeffrey Saks explains.
We Are All Ozickians Now
Ari Hoffman on the most important living Jewish writer.
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