Tikkun Olam's easy path to enshrinement as the Jewish truth has depended on the widespread ignorance among millions of Jews of the most basic texts and ideas of their religious tradition. Read the full essay at Mosaic.
Judas, the latest novel by Amos Oz, is ostensibly an allegory about both the state of Israel and the betrayal of Jesus. However, at its heart it seems to be about the literary reputation of Amos Oz. Read the full essay at Mosaic.
Reubeni, Prince of the Jews, a surprisingly contemporary 1925 novel by Kafka’s close friend Max Brod, reminds us of the perils of elevating utopianism over the responsibilities of politics. Read the full essay at Mosaic.