Every few years, a YouTube clip makes its way around the literary corners of the internet: A young Cynthia Ozick stands up at a 1971 panel on feminism featuring Norman Mailer.
One perk of working at a Jewish magazine is getting Jewish publications from all over the world in the office mail.
In his editor’s note in the May 1975 inaugural issue of Moment, Fein set out the magazine’s mandate “that Moment will help raise the sense of Jewish possibility, hence also raise Jewish aspirations.”
“Any sacrifice to save human life is, by definition, vital.”
Sharansky, the refusnik who spent nine years in a Soviet prison, gives advice for those facing self-quarantine.
It’s one of the more unsavory parts of the Bible. Lot, after the destruction of Sodom, is seduced by his two daughters, who think they are the world’s sole survivors.