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Karen E. H. Skinazi
What do you get when you cross Henry Fielding’s “The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling” (a picaresque novel about an orphan, with a...
Each section of the novel is framed by a Jewish concept or observance: Shabbat, Days of Awe, Mitzvah, Passover, and Feast of Weeks.
Review of “Rare Stuff” by Brett Ashley Kaplan
Forget judging a book by its cover: one look at the facial expression on Johanna Kaplan’s author picture on the back flap of “Loss of Memory is Only Temporary” will give a reader everything they need to know about this book.
We all know Jews have been part of the social fabric of Iran (formerly Persia) for millennia.
Shtok’s deft humor, her insights about human nature, and the determination and strength of her characters (particularly the female characters) make this collection a worthwhile read.
I want to highlight one of Prus’s strongest preoccupations—not only his, but so many of his generation: the Jewish problem.
In Morocco, we witnessed the residue of Jewish life everywhere.