Present Tense by Natalie Conyer: a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

January 15, 2020 by  

In Bereishit, the first reading of the Torah, Eve picks a fruit from the Tree of Knowledge, despite the Almighty’s specific prohibition. [Read more]

Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death – a book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

January 12, 2020 by  

In receiving this book, it brought back to me two issues. [Read more]

Kaddish.com: book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

November 8, 2019 by  

The publisher introduces the novel by “Larry is the secular son in a family of Orthodox Brooklyn Jews. [Read more]

Lux: a book review by Aviva Kipen

August 22, 2019 by  

For millennia unembroidered biblical and post-biblical stories were elaborated and embellished in the oral tradition that was finally committed to writing following the destruction of the Second Temple. [Read more]

“The Collaborator” by Diane Armstrong: a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

July 11, 2019 by  

In The Collaborator, her first book in almost a decade, noted Australian writer Diane Armstrong weaves together two interconnected tales. One is her interpretation of a true story, a reworking of an extremely controversial and still unresolved episode from the Holocaust. [Read more]

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