Remembering Philip Roth
“Nemesis is unlike anything that Philip Roth has ever written. Humor is an absence and God a presence.” Today we are re-reading Michael Kimmage’s review of Philip Roth’s last novel, Nemesis.
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There is nothing subtle about the theme that runs throughout Philadelphia's National Museum of American Jewish History.
All or Nothing?
As Nathan Englander no doubt knows, it is impossible to read kaddish.com without thinking of his own well-publicized background as a yeshiva student who turned away from Orthodoxy.
And One for All
Adam Sutcliffe is an intellectual historian, not a theologian or a philosopher, so he doesn’t try to answer the question of what purpose Jews serve in the world, but he has a lot to say about the attempts to do so that Jews and non-Jews have been making for ages.
Railroads and Dragon’s Teeth
During World War I, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany sought to foment an Ottoman jihad in part by building a massive railroad—and so did the British and the French.
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