About Joe Winkler

Birthright Reimagined

Birthright Reimagined
By January 5, 2012

Wrapping up the revisiting of Birthright with a remaining of it. Read More

Reviewed: “Scenes From A Village Life” By Amos Oz

Reviewed: “Scenes From A Village Life” By Amos Oz
By January 3, 2012

One of Israel’s primary literary voices has written a small, but powerful book. Read More

The Crown Heights Affair

The Crown Heights Affair
By December 13, 2011

Matt Shaer explored a normally sheltered Hasidic community in Brooklyn and the conflict that is tearing it apart. Read More

Birthright Revisited – The Politics Of Politics

Birthright Revisited – The Politics Of Politics
By December 2, 2011

Taking note of the politics of a Birthright trip Read More

Paying A Shiva Call With Joan Didion

Paying A Shiva Call With Joan Didion
By December 1, 2011

Last night, at the elegant Symphony Space, I attended a mass shiva call for the inimitable, venerable Joan Didion. Read More

A Jewish New Testament?

A Jewish New Testament?
By November 28, 2011

Two academics served as editors for the first, The Jewish Annotated New Testament Read More

Jewcy Interviews: Stuart Nadler And The Book Of Life

Jewcy Interviews: Stuart Nadler And The Book Of Life
By November 22, 2011

Stuart Nadler’s debut story collection, The Book of Life, reads more like the work of a seasoned veteran, less a writer publishing his first book. Read More

Keith Richards And Elie Wiesel Are Totally BFF

Keith Richards And Elie Wiesel Are Totally BFF
By November 14, 2011

Keith Richards has won the Norman Mailer Award For a Distinguished Biography for his book. Read More