SULTANS OF SONG
By Paul Zollo
George Gershwin, and Harold Arlen composed some of America's greatest and
most memorable songs. In this first of a three-part series on American Jewish
songwriters, we explore the personalities and passions of these musical
"GOOD JEW" WHO WENT TO JAIL
is it that some Jews who are actively involved in the synagogue and charitable
causes can so easily disregard Jewish teachings in their business dealings?...Full
YOU ARE WHAT YOU DRIVE
Mark X. Jacobs
I remember the first
time I saw one of those massive, ungainly behemoths on a Manhattan street.
I couldn't imagine what or who it was for. It looked industrial, but who'd
haul cargo in a Cadillac? And who'd risk ripping the seats of their pants
hoisting themselves in and out of a luxury truck?...Full
Allison Kaplan Sommer
is treated differently than all other nations by the world body
that had once voted to create a Jewish state in Palestine...Full
by Bonny V. Fetterman
I Lived in Modern Times
Aviv--called "the white city" because of its many
Bauhaus buildings--is the setting of Linda Grant's novel about
Palestine under the British Mandate...
Jonathan Safran Foer, a grandchild of survivors, deals with
the legacy of Holocaust memory in his debut novel...
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