Oct 21, 2014
New Biography of Leonard Bernstein is accompanied by lively book trailer in which author Allen Shawn and his brother, actor Wallace Shawn converse about the many facets of Bernstein's life and music.
Sep 01, 2014
The Divided Heart and Real Life of King David: Rabbi David Wolpe speaks about his new book "David: The Divided Heart" at Temple Emanu-el, New York, 7pm.
May 15, 2014
Adam Phillips, one of the world's foremost authorities on Freud, is joined by novelist and critic Daphne Merkin for a discussion of Phillip's striking new biography of the father of psychoanalysis, Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst.
May 06, 2014
A Conversation with Hillel Halkin (author of Jabotinsky), Rebecca Kobrin (Columbia University), and Edward Rothstein (New York Times). Moderated by Abe Socher (Editor of the Jewish Review of Books)
Jan 27, 2014
JCC Manhattan to Host Yehudah Mirsky Speaking About His Book on Rav Kook February 23, 2014 5 to 7pm Free
Nov 21, 2013
Join Berel Lang, author of the new biography of Primo Levi, published by Yale University Press, together with Jewish and Holocaust studies academics, Steven Zipperstein and Nancy Harrowitz discussing the life, work, and thought of the Primo Levi.
Nov 06, 2013
Rachel Cohen's Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade Receives Rave Reviews!
Oct 31, 2013
The 12th book in the Jewish Lives Series is released! Available at bookstores and online in hard cover and e-book formats
Jun 07, 2013
Jewish Lives Set to Release New Biographies: Bernard Berenson by Rachel Cohen--Primo Levi by Berel Lang---Lillian Hellman by Dorothy Gallagher
Mar 22, 2013
Franz Kafka was the poet of his own disorder. Throughout his life he struggled with a pervasive sense of shame and guilt that left traces in his daily existence—in his many letters, in his extensive diaries, and especially in his fiction.