Francesca Segal wins $100,000 2013 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
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Pick of the Week The Innocents
The Trial of the Talmud
by Friedman, Hoff, Chazan
The events of 1240, when the Talmud was put on trial before the Queen of France, are a fairly well remembered moment in Jewish history.read more
by Randy Susan Meyers
I take no comfort in lies, half-truths, and fairy tales.
by Rebecca Miller
This week on the Visiting Scribe, Rebecca Miller will be sharing texts that shed light on Jewish life in eighteenth-century France, the setting of her new novel, Jacob's Folly (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).