This post was written by my fiancé Zach Drescher, who is Jewish and whose work often intersects with issues important to the American Jewish community. ~~~ When you live in Washington, vacations can be a good opportunity to get away from the news cycle and conversations dominated by politics. While our trips home to plan […]
Review of Kalooki Nights, a Booker Prize finalist about Jews in 1950s England who defined the world in terms of Jewishness.
Personal narrative from the child of Holocaust survivors describing how she felt compelled to connect with and pass on Judaism once she had (adopted) children.
Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing his parents (both survivors) and how their experiences instilled in him the importance of Jewish continuity. He describes how he wanted to marry a Jew, but ultimately felt good about mar
Review of Black Book, a provocative Dutch film about the romance between a Jewish resistance fighter and a Nazi officer.
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman telling how she struggled with the decision of whether to tell her grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, that she was engaged to a non-Jew.
Personal narrative from a young woman discussing the importance of remembering and teaching about the Holocaust in the generations after survivors have passed away.