Israeli authors such as David Grossman and Amos Oz are protesting their government’s decision to deport Palestinian bookstore owner Munther Fahmi.
A 2,000-year-old synagogue in the Libyan town of Yefren is said to have been destroyed by government forces.
On the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann Trial, Deborah E. Lipstadt looks at six of the trial’s most significant moments.
Los Angeles artist Kehinde Wiley has made Israel the subject of his new show.
Benjamin Ivry investigates the literary chameleon, Romain Gary.
Rachel Barenblat writes a tree poem for “Birch Magazine.”
Raphael Mostel goes to see the story of Ruth at the New York Chinese Opera Society.
Talia Bloch sings the praises of poet and Bollingen Prize-winner Allen Grossman.
Philologos wonders when ‘Palestine’ became such a controversial word.
Jenna Weissman Joselit pores over Chief Rabbi of Cincinnati Eliezer Silver’s ledger book.
Benjamin Ivry appreciates the Jewish artists at the Villa la Fleur museum outside of Warsaw.
Joshua Furst questions the theatrical pieties of Lisa Kron’s new play, “In the Wake.”
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