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Making Sense Of Deborah Feldman And Post-Hasidim Memoirs

Making Sense Of Deborah Feldman And Post-Hasidim Memoirs
By February 16, 2012

If you don’t know Deborah Feldman yet, you will soon. Read More

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Judy Blume’s Holocaust Fiction

Judy Blume’s Holocaust Fiction
By February 16, 2012

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification. Read More

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Chabon On The Screen

Chabon On The Screen
By February 14, 2012

Michael Chabon may finally score a hit as a screenwriter for Disney’s new sci-fi flick John Carter. But will success in Hollywood ruin his fiction? Read More

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Riot Boyyy

Riot Boyyy
By February 10, 2012

Author Kevin Sampsell on how the Riot Grrrl movement inspired him. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati

The Weekly Yiderati
By February 10, 2012

This week: From the birthday of Philip Glass to essays in The Believer, we’ve got you covered. Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Ben Marcus On “The Flame Alphabet”

Jewcy Interviews: Ben Marcus On “The Flame Alphabet”
By February 9, 2012

In his latest book, “The Flame Alphabet,” Ben Marcus imagines a world where the voices of children kill. We talk to him about how it’s his most conventional work to date. Read More

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The State Of The Jewish Novel

The State Of The Jewish Novel
By February 8, 2012

Adam Kirsch uses Nathan Englander as a jumping off point to neatly talk about the Jewish novel past and future. Read More

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Hooch Jews

Hooch Jews
By February 7, 2012

Jews and Booze, a fascinating new history of Prohibition-era bootleggers, barmen, rabbis, and cops, picks up where HBO’s Boardwalk Empire leaves off Read More

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