Every stone in Old Prague speaks three languages: Czech, German and Hebrew, the languages of the three nations who have lived there together for more than 1,000 years.
Amid the press releases and picket signs, there was this: a dozen twenty-something Jews, gathered around a dairy Shabbat potluck in the basement of a Washington, D.C. apartment building this past Saturday, caught in the crossfire of recriminations, unsure.
Although he has authored more than 30 books, Philip Roth’s novels have seldom been adapted into films. But with this month’s release of James Schamus’s Indignation and Ewan McGregor’s adaptation of American Pastoral due out this October, 56 years into his career, Roth is suddenly a hot new cinematic trend.
What can Israelis and Palestinians learn from German-Israeli reconciliation? That’s the question New York-based international lawyer Harry Rubin has been contemplating for years.
A new DC food truck comes courtesy of a college student who wanted some tastier kosher meal options.
A refuge finds new life in commemorating another famous hideaway.