Hearts of darkness

Novelist Andrew Lewis Conn sets a triumvirate of strivers against the backdrop of the silent film era

What would a Clinton presidency mean to the Mideast?

Hard Choices, the title of a recently released foreign policy memoir by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, comes across as surprisingly...

Fathers, sons and other characters

It is July 1939, Hitler will launch World War II in a little over a month, and in New York, Eddie Rubin is 17...

‘The Good Spy’ who opened channel to PLO

By Max Moline On April 18, 1983, a truck full of explosives crashed into the U.S. Embassy in Beirut and detonated, killing 63 people. Among...

David Grossman, still happy to write

The Israeli author's new novel is a play written as poetry

A love of Israel, inside and out

Readers of the Washington Jewish Week may know Aaron Leibel as the newspaper’s copy editor and former arts editor. Copyediting is a job that...

Uncomfortable truths

The Lie: A Novel. By Hesh Kestin. New York. Scribner, 2014. 240 pp. Every review of Kestin’s latest novel, The Lie, should deservedly...

A love that follows infatuation

By Saul Golubcow Review of: Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation, by Yossi Klein Halevi I was...

‘Dreamers’ and ‘FDR’ among Jewish book winners

American-born Israeli writer Yossi Klein Halevi’s Like Dreamers has been named 2013 Jewish Book of the Year by the Jewish Book Council. Subtitled “The Story...

One from the heart

A new book helps Jewish men find words for prayer.