literature

A Blind Date with Literature

Or, what happens when you can't judge a book by its cover.

Is Schadenfreude a Jewish Value?

My one-week vacation in the United States was a breath of fresh air. A whole week of conversations with family, ...

Of Man’s First Disobedience

In loving memory of my mother, Judith Kaufman Hurwich a”hלֹא עָלֶיךָ הַמְּלָאכָה לִגְמוֹר, וְלֹא אַתָּה בֶן חוֹרִין לִבָּטֵל מִמֶּנָּה. פרקי אבות ...

From the Plains of Moab to Pemberley

All posts are contributed by third parties. The opinions and facts in them are presented solely by the authors, and ...

A Letter to Harvey Milk

This Sunday, May 22, Harvey Milk would have been 86 years old. Although his life was cut short, his pioneering ...

The Yiddish Author You Never Heard Of, And The Southern Jewish Man Who Will Introduce You To Him

One of my favorite things about my new role as a full-time historian at the ISJL is getting to meet ...

The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew

Keshet is thrilled to have the inside scoop on the recently published  The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew. Eli ...

May This Phenomenal Woman’s Memory Be a Blessing

This morning, the world learned that we lost a great voice in literature and civil rights.Maya Angelou was born in ...