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  • A questionable woman in the synagogue?

    June 11, 2013 | 2:16 pm

    Ah!  How authors wax poetic about the allure of a vulnerable woman!  How tempting it is for that mensch in shining armor to whisk that vulnerable waif off her delicate feet and carry her away on his white horse, how tempting to rescue her from unnamed perils, and especially from...

  • Segal’s debut novel, ‘The Innocents,’ wins $100,000 Rohr Prize

    May 29, 2013 | 4:37 pm

    Francesca Segal’s debut novel, “The Innocents,” won the $100,000 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature in fiction.

    The novel, which the U.K. Guardian described as “part ambiguous morality tale, part guidebook on north London Jewish community culture,” already had won the 2012...