By Helene Dunbar
Review of Kalooki Nights, a Booker Prize finalist about Jews in 1950s England who defined the world in terms of Jewishness.
By Alizah Salario
Review of The Welsh Girl, Peter Ho Davies’ novel about a Welsh barmaid who hungers for adventure, a German POW in Wales and a Jewish-German interrogator.
By Magnus Bennett
Report on how information of Senator John Kerry’s grandparents who perished in the Holocaust was uncovered by Prague’s Jewish community researchers.
By Tracy Hahn-Burkett
Review of The Gravedigger’s Daughter, Joyce Carol Oates’ novel about a cursed, tortured woman whose father was a gravedigger and refugee from Nazi Germany.
By Lynn Melnick
Review of Mohr, Frederick Reuss' fictionalized account of his intermarried grandfather’s departure from Germany and troubled life in Shanghai.
By Michael Felsen
A secular humanist Jew writes about the process of burying his father, a scientist and a Holocaust refugee.
By Michael Fox
Review of Forthcoming PBS special about a German Protestant pastor who stood up to the Nazis but wouldn’t preside over the funeral of his twin sister’s father-in-law, who was of Jewish ancestry.
By Mimi DuPree
There's a reason "unremittingly bleak" is not a shelf category in the Barnes and Noble Children's Section.
By Micah Sachs
Zwick discusses his relationship to Jewish identity in his parenting and in filmmaking.
By Nate Bloom
Tarantino's alternate history of World War II is almost as exciting as the real history of Jewish refugees from interfaith families who fought for the US.