The American master of horror and the Yiddish writer have a surprising amount in common, including a disdain for humanism and its platitudes
‘Jane Austen: The Secret Radical,’ reassesses the writer and new face of the £10 note as Jewishly attentive to the complex moral challenges of life
Will we do it again?
Victor Ripp’s ‘Hell’s Traces’ is a fine meditation on trying to make sense of history’s ultimate senseless act of violence
Jackie Chan meets the Chinese Oskar Schindler in Israeli-Romanian co-production ‘Exodus to Shanghai’
Art, death, sex, and pedagogy, in a new collection of prose poems, ‘My Vibe’
Amos Oz, A.B. Yehoshua, Etgar Keret, Jonathan Safran Foer, Paul Auster, Michael Chabon, Meir Shalev, Ayelet Waldman, Nicole Krauss, and Bernard-Henri Lévy
Rokhl’s Golden City: What decomposing unearthed silent-film stock has to say to Yiddishists
Iran Week: Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s astonishing and paradoxical account of his 1963 travels in the Holyland, newly translated and reissued as ‘The Israeli Republic’
How the American master came to this living portrait, true to life—but what life?
Donald Trump might Make Punk Great Again, but in America, it was traumatized, and defiant, Jews who made it
In this week’s Yiddish-inflected culture guide, Babs and other sort-of-prohibited, cross-dressing, cross-cultural encounters