Finally out in English, Orly Castel-Bloom’s An Egyptian Novel is a manual for living with defeat
Decades ago, a book about an Israeli boy helped prepare our Paris correspondent for his family’s aliyah. Where is that boy now?
Recently unearthed documents in Chinese state archives reveal a national plan from 1939 to take in large numbers of European Jews, believing it was the right thing to do (Aug 4).
By the time Alex Kafri tried to investigate whether anyone on his father’s side had survived the war, there was no one left to ask ((Haaretz, Aug 2).
Through his outreach organisation, Sydney Rabbi Zalman Kastel has encouraged more than 100,000 Australian students to question their religious prejudices.
The Gift of the Mishnah (The Tablet) For the first time in English, a short story by the Yiddish master, in which 19th-century Hasidism meets its radical grandchildren in the 20th century (July 23) Isaac Bashevis Singer receives posthumous award (PETA) Polish Nobel...
Strictly-Orthodox database brings together tradition and technology (Jewish Chronicle) Yismach is a database which allows singles to upload their “CVs” - age, education, and a summary of what they desire in a partner, plus shul affiliation, a list of character...