March 2015

Jews of Dune

Frank Herbert’s Dune, often named as the greatest science fiction novel ever written, turns 50 this year. Set thousands of …


Drawing Conclusions: Joann Sfar and the Jews of France

On March 19, 2012, a French jihadi on a shooting spree targeted a Jewish school in Toulouse, murdering three children …


An Israeli Writer’s Great American Novel

Israeli reviewers have repeatedly invoked the word “ambitious” to describe Reuven Namdar’s Hebrew novel, Habayit asher neḥerav (“The House That Was …