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The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe

Rebecca Erbelding, author of Rescue Board, shares how the War Refugee Board, the JDC, and other organizations helped to save Hungarian Jews during WWII.


Amedeo Modigliani Continues to Remind Us of the Power of Art

Modigliani's art reminds us that extraordinary creative work that can arise despite - and to spite - repressive political climates.


5 Novels That Illuminate the Problems and Dangers of Anti-Semitism

David Samuel Levinson, author of Tell Me How This Ends Well, on the resurgence of anti-Semitism in America today, and 5 novels that can help combat it.


The Coldest War: Lev Golinkin Goes Inward to Revisit Soviet Childhood

Writer-illustrator Nathan Gelgud takes on Lev Golinkin's 'A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka,' a memoir about his Soviet childhood.


The Unshakeable Past: Memoirs on Post-War Jewish America

Lillian Faderman's My Mother’s Wars examines growing up as a survivor’s child, and sets the stage for other memoirs about the Jewish experience in the wake of unspeakable horrors.


Russ & Daughters: Family, Food, and Change

In his new book "Russ & Daughers: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built," Mark Russ Federman tells the story of his family's tiny Lower East Side institution that New Yorkers go to for all things smoked, pickled, or spread on a bagel.