Uganda’s Abayudaya Jews Dream of Aliyah
A community of observant Orthodox Jews in Uganda, with no genetic link to Israel, wants to make Aliyah.
Book Review | Israel’s Star Turn
When the state of Israel turned 30 in 1978, its supporters in Hollywood threw a party in the form of a two-hour ABC-TV variety special
Sex, Love and Judaism Intertwine in ‘Love Me Kosher’ Exhibit
“Love Me Kosher,” currently on exhibition at the Jewish Museum Vienna, seeks to contend is that love, sex and relationships are central to and inseparable from Judaism.
Everything is Material: The Influence of Love, Loss and Humor in Fiction and Memoir with Susan Coll, Delia Ephron and Amy E. Schwartz—in celebration of the Moment-Karma Fiction Contest
Susan Coll, author of the novel Bookish People and Delia Ephron, screenwriter for movies like You’ve Got Mail and Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and author of the memoir Left on Tenth: A Second Chance on Life, discuss the influence of love, loss and humor in the creative writing process. In conversation with Moment book & opinion editor Amy E. Schwartz. A special literary event celebrating the Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest celebration.
Visual Moment | A Window in Time: Europe, 1934
For eight weeks during the summer of 1934, a 17-year-old high school student from New York by the name of Richard J. Scheuer (known to family and friends as Dick) and his father, Simon, traveled through Europe.
Summer Novels to Feast On
Every summer, Jennifer Weiner serves up a quintessential summer novel, effortlessly blending the cozy and the topical and usually sprinkling in some Cape Cod flavor.
Book Review | A Madcap Holocaust Holiday
An elderly Holocaust survivor dies and goes to heaven.
New Jewish Kidlit: Beyond the Holocaust and Holidays
In a recent article in School Library Journal, news editor Kara Yorio observes that for a long time, “[children’s] books about Jewish people or by Jewish authors fit into two categories: the Holocaust and holidays,” while Jewish secondary characters often seemed stereotyped.
Book Review | The Temple of Whitefish and Lox
I lived three blocks from Zabar’s for 50 years.