1940
By JAY NEUGEBOREN
Sneak a look at the opening of 1940.



Jonah as Everyman
By ALICIA SUSKIN OSTRIKER
The universality of the character of Jonah.



The Calm, Composed Fury of a Spinozist
By AMOS OZ
An encounter with Prime Minister Ben-Gurion leaves a remarkable impression on Oz.



Jews and the Graphic Novel
By DAVID GANTZ
A spectacular visual history of the Jewish graphic novel. Seriously; spectacular!



Images of Fragility and Strength
By ALIZA OLMERT AND OTHERS
A nicely chosen collection of visual narratives from our friends at Sh'ma.



First Diasporist Manifesto
By R. B. KITAJ
Kitaj's manifesto is smart, funny, provocative, and literate. Amazing prose by a truly great artist.



Atonement
By ETGAR KERET
Keretís short story offers a reflection on the High Holidays and domestic violence.



The Life of David
By ROBERT PINSKY
A choice selection from Pinsky's latest book.



Sharansky democracyThe Case for Democracy
By NATAN SHARANSKY WITH RON DERMER
President Bush loves this book, but how about you? Try on this excerpt for size.



The Story of a Life
By AHARON APPELFELD
Appelfeld tells of his dramatic escape from the Old Country, and his flight to Israel. A horrifying yet beautiful read.

 

 

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