Natalie Portman, the Israeli-American actress and outspoken vegan, appears in a new campaign for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - speaking about famed Yiddish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer.Read More
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ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER — the famed Yiddish writer who in 1935 moved from Warsaw to New York and in 1978 received the Nobel Prize for Literature as an American-Jewish author — made his first trip to Israel in the fall of 1955, arriving just after Yom Kippur and leaving about two months later. His relationship to Israel was complicated to say the least.Read More
Socrates is the best-known Greek philosopher among most people. The reason for his fame is not the philosopher himself but his mean wife, Xanthippe.Read More
At a time of wholesale equivocation across social fronts—political, moral, religious—it is difficult to find a voice that is clear, knowledgeable, authentic, or complex.Read More
A conversation with David Stromberg, a writer, translator, and literary scholar who is the editor for the Singer estate.Read More