MOT IRL

Books Help Us Recognize That We’re Not Alone

Q&A with Adam Gish, the Garfield English teacher who recently received press for taking 100 students to the bookstore.

02/07/2019 By Emily Boynton

Love

Save Your Relationship with Eight Dates

John and Julie Gottman's latest book outlines eight ways to improve a marriage.

02/07/2019 By Corinne Stroum

JPop

Striking a Chord

Geraldine Brooks’s latest novel imagines the complex life of King David and his family.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Test Your J.Q.

Ashamnu

As heirs to American history, we share responsibility for its wrongs.

10/01/2016 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

Artistic Sketches

Living in Hebrew

Novelist Dara Horn talks about the cosmic significance of Hebrew in her writing and life.

06/01/2016 By Denise Grollmus

JPop

Jewish American Literature Is Not Dead (or Dying)

A new generation of stories springs up around recent immigrants and changing identities.

12/01/2015 By Joan Leegant

Best of the City

The Best (and Worst) of 2015

12/01/2015

Passing It On

The Anatomy of a Teaching Trunk

The Holocaust Center sends teaching trunks around the state with books, replicas, maps, and DVDs curated for grades 5–12. Here’s a peek inside, with some staff picks highlighted.

10/01/2015

Books

Shelf Life

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10/01/2015 By Joan Leegant