Our Winter Issue Cover

Our Winter Issue

Our terrific new issue is up on our homepage and headed to your mailbox. Mark Anderson’s engaging cover illustrates Glikl bas Leyb, often called Glikl of Hameln, juggling her groundbreaking writing, business, and family. Inside you’ll find two stories she wrote, from Chava Turniansky’s definitive new edition.

Other highlights include Allan Arkush’s review of Jessica Cooperman’s fascinating exploration of how giving soldiers wholesome recreation during World War I pushed religious pluralism forward in America, Jesse Tisch’s deep dive into a new biography of Mel Brooks, Elisheva Carlebach’s review of the Jewish Political Tradition project, and Steven J. Zipperstein on Bellow biographer James Atlas.

Articles by

Neil Arditi

Rich Cohen

Diane Cole

Abigail Green

Stephen J. Whitfield

and more…

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A Life of Dialogue

A Life of Dialogue

Yoav Schaefer

Martin Buber’s call for a “Jewish renaissance” provided a generation of young Jews estranged from their heritage with a vision of Judaism they could identify with.

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

A Conversation

with Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Sarah Abrevaya Stein is the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director of the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, professor of history, and holder of the Maurice Amado Chair in…

Overturned Tables

Overturned Tables

Noah Benjamin Bickart

Despite his incontestable Jewishness, Jesus never participated in a Seder as the Mishnah describes it any more than he intended for Judeans to abandon biblical law for the worship of God’s only begotten son.

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