Jenna Weissman Joselit
'Fiddler on the Roof' Distorted Sholem Aleichem
June 07, 2014
Two new books together underscore the extent to which both Fiddler on the Roof and Sholem Aleichem were creatures of their audiences.
Religion Only Works When It Appeals to the Senses
April 09, 2014
“To learn about religion we have to come to our senses.”
My Country, My Country
August 01, 2012
Mary Antin’s ringing endorsement of Americanization—of being “made over”—which appeared in 1912 in her autobiography, The Promised Land, probably did
When General Grant Expelled the Jews, A Response, Part 2
March 28, 2012
Of all people, surely my esteemed colleague, Jonathan Sarna, should know that attentive, careful and thoughtful readers—and reviewers—take their cues and draw their conclusions from both the tone and the substance of what is put before them. Jenna Weissman Joselit *To read Jenna Weissman Joselit’s original review, click here. *To read Jonathan D. Sarna’s response, click here.