The Myth of Ellis Island and Other Tales of Origin
On the Jewish tradition of changing names and inventing roots.
Summer 5770 / 2010, no. 41
|The DissidentVixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger and Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes|
|Star-CrossedRosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy by Peter Eli Gordon|
|Faces of DeathSaw, a film by James Wan; and Saw II, a film by Darren Lynn Bousman|
|Cruel BritanniaAnti-Semitism in Britain has gone mainstream.|
|Zohan and the Quest for Jewish UtopiaAdam Sandler's hit comedy reflects a deep divide between Israeli and American Jews.|