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David Wolpe

David Wolpe

David Wolpe is the Max Webb Senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple and the author of David: The Divided Heart (Yale University Press).

In writing about a biblical movie, one should begin by acknowledging the difficulty of the moviemaker’s task. Let us assume that the makers of the...

Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Anti-Semitism in England By Anthony Julius Oxford, 861 pages The novels of the avant-garde writer David Markson include artful...

Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Girls in Brooklyn By Ayala Fader Princeton, 280 pages, $22.95 A considerable literature exists devoted to...