Ruth Franklin tells us what we can learn from video footage of Anne Frank.
Not everyone loves the new HBO show, “Girls.”
Cynthia Ozick has been shortlisted for this year’s Orange Prize for Fiction.
Jason Diamond riffles through Winston Churchill’s wardrobe at the Paris Review.
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Samaritan temple in Israel.
Watch, and listen to, a soundtrack for “The Golem” created by the Pixies leader Black Francis.
Welcome to the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, led by The Arty Semite contributor Ajay Singh Chaudhary.