Louis Finkelman

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Review: ‘Heirs of Yesterday,’ by Emma Wolf

Heirs of Yesterday by Emma Wolf (1865–1932) uses a love story to explore familial loyalty, American individualism and anti-Semitism. Wayne State University Press has bought...

Zoom Bombing: How to Protect Yourself from Hateful Online Intruders

There has been a resurgence in "Zoom bombing," according to Gary Sikorski, director of community-wide security at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. When you...

A Mystery: Why Do So Many Haredi Jews Disregard the Pandemic?

Louis Finkelman tentatively proposes two or three factors to explain why the haredi community treats the COVID-19 pandemic as irrelevant to their lives. As fervently...