Study Jewish Culture
In America, a female sweatshop worker from a Polish shtetl could become a renowned writer and Hollywood commodity.
Using a medium often associated with lightheartedness to portray the horrors of the Holocaust.
Ozick's version of Jewish literature is more than Yiddish words and slapstick.
For this crop of American writers, being Jewish is as natural as breathing, sleeping, and sex.
Nationalistic poetry was a powerful, early Israeli genre.
The future of Israeli literature is as uncertain as Israel's ever-fluctuating demography.
A survey of Israeli literature, from Ottoman-era Palestine to today.
Jewish writers chose Hebrew, not German or Russian or even Yiddish, as the language with which to build a modern literary tradition.
Yiddish-speaking Jews put faith in the language of their new country and left an indelible mark on American letters.