Lehrer’s memoir deserves to be saluted as an all-too-rare example of a book that shows us what a remarkable human being can be glimpsed if we only peel away the clinical label of “disabled.”
Nessa Rapoport tells her tales with utter clarity and dignity, and yet her prose also is charged with energy, emotion and sly humor.
A review of the book “The Religion Clauses: The Case for Separating Church and State.”
“Health and history” is how Timothy Snyder describes the focal point of his latest book, “Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty From a Hospital Diary”...
Wilkerson sees her focus on caste as an X-ray, illuminating the invisible, unchanging dimensions of American life.
They were most willing to confront the dark side of Jewish behavior. Dworzecki’s admonishment: “Remain Silent or tell the whole truth.”
From Russia came the first pioneers of the Jewish state in modern Israel, including Chaim Weizmann, David Ben-Gurion, Ze’ev Jabotinsky and Golda Meir, all...
A Holocaust survivor with an extraordinary story, her self-help book is titled “The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life.”
Hirsch argues that the Soviet role has been neglected or even misstated in previous accounts, both in academic scholarship and popular culture.
The book is so inventive and inviting that it has a shelf life that will extend far beyond our present circumstances.
In “The New Queer Conscience,” published in June, the 29-year-old shares that queer people anywhere are responsible for queer people everywhere.
Marcos Iolovitch’s “On a Clear April Morning” is an especially exotic version of the Jewish immigrant experience.
“Rocket’s Red Glare: A WWII Era Alternative History Novel” is a deeply informed and wildly inventive re-imagining of America during the Second World War.
The veteran stand-up, actress and Emmy-winning writer-producer weighs in on serious topics including free speech, censorship and cyberbullying, while paying tribute to her Jewish comedy heroes.
The following article is a sponsored feature. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege to travel the country to speak to audiences of all ages....
A principled critic of the IDF comes in the form of one its soldiers in a new book.
“Her Sister’s Tattoo” is a fictional story that enables readers to understand the tragic case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
“Women of Valor: Orthodox Jewish Troll Fighters, Crime Writers, and Rock Stars in Contemporary Literature and Culture,” unpacks the portrayals of Orthodox women.
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) has released a free 36-page booklet with teachings from mental health professionals who work with adolescents.
The first book by Masha Gessen that I reviewed in the Journal was “Where the Jews Aren’t,” an account of Stalin’s cynical attempt to...
Judaism will be much enhanced by such adaption as has been this reader.
From a Jewish women's rights activist in Japan to a Greecian princess who saved her family from the Nazis, these heroes are worth reading about.
"When We Turned Within: Reflections on COVID-19," will have all proceeds go to UJA-Federation New York's COVID-19 relief fund.
Award-winning playwright David Adjmi (“Stunning,” “Marie Antoinette” and “The Evildoers,” among others) is a shining exemplar of the American Dream.
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