In honor of Yom HaShoah, the Forward presents “The Thinking Person’s Guide to the Holocaust,” a selection of the most important literary, historical and artistic works about the Shoah.
Rokhl Kafrissen explores the new generation of klezmer music and musicians, including Benjy Fox-Rosen and his new album, “Tick Tock.”
Joshua Furst takes a hard look at the remounting of Wallace Shawn’s “Marie and Bruce” by The New Group.
Eli Gottlieb reports on Janet Malcom’s reporting on a murder in the Bukharan Jewish community of Queens.
Michael J. Feuer tells of his father’s encounter with the anti-Semitic chess champion Alexander Alekhine in Buchenwald.
Philologos elucidates the offensive, and non-offensive, terms for Moroccan Jews.
Glenn Altschuler reviews Steven Weitzman’s “Solomon: The Lure of Wisdom,” an account of the legendary King of Israel.
In this week’s Yid Lit podcast, Allison Gaudet Yarrow talks to Meg Wolitzer about her novel “The Uncoupling,” whose characters stop having sex when a spell enchants their suburb.