The Painted Bird is a coming-of-age story populated by the worst of humankind.
Here we have the story of a young Czech woman who could not only take a piece of fabric and shape it into a gorgeous dress, but could also take her experiences during WWII and shape them into a compelling memoir.
Alan Rosen’s book thoughtfully illuminates the perilous calendrical devotion of Jews during the Holocaust, seeing it as a form of resistance.
Hunting the Truth is a handbook on how to become an effective activist and an exciting, often awe-inspiring read.
“Everything about the Holocaust already seems so thoroughly unreal, as if it no longer belongs to the experience of our generation, but to mythology…”
Two books — one nonfiction, the other fiction — that deal with Jewish history.
In contrast to similar extermination-camp memoirs, But You Did Not Come Back focuses on the affliction of women.
Israeli Stage has opened its sixth season, which is dedicated exclusively to female playwrights, with a haunting work that examines the complicity of an ordinary German in the Holocaust.
The 18th Annual Jewish Film Festival approaches its end with two compelling cinematic looks at Jewish history.
À la Vie, screening as part of the 18th Annual Jewish Film Festival, is easily the best film I have seen so far this year.