Posts Tagged ‘ graphic novels ’

A Jewish Ghetto Brother from the South Bronx

June 11, 2015
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A Jewish Ghetto Brother from the South Bronx

It wasn’t easy growing up in the gang-riddled Bronx of the 60s and 70s, especially for the son of Puerto Rican immigrants—and doubly especially when your family were descendants of Marranos: Jews forced to practice Judaism in secret to avoid persecution. But from that turmoil emerged Benjy Melendez, a legend…

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A Russian Jewish Mom Turns to the Internet For Dating

August 26, 2014
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When a Russian Mom Starts Online Dating

Here is what’s less than stellar about Anya Ulinich‘s graphic novel, Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel: The title…

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Stomping Through Warsaw in Search of the Past

June 10, 2014
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the-property

In a complicated tale of family ties, old loves, and chutzpadik tourists, an Israeli granddaughter and grandmother…

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A Dear Abby For The Lower East Side

June 2, 2014
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bintel-brief

Liana Finck’s graphic novel A Bintel Brief blends history and…

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A Graphic Novel with Jerusalem as its Hero

August 28, 2013
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jerusalem-graphic-novel

Boaz Yakin’s latest graphic novel, Jerusalem, based on his…

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Letting It Go: A Post-Holocaust Delight

May 9, 2013
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letting-it-go1

The world of Holocaust literature is filled with…

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Unterzakhn: The Graphic Novel

February 21, 2013
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unterzakhn

In the beginning, there was the Lower East Side –…

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Santa Fe’s Crypto-Jews, Illustrated

January 31, 2013
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el-ilumindao

Quick, name 3 centers of Jewish culture. New…

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Garbage Pail Kids

April 16, 2012
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garbage pail kids

Every artist has a day job, at least…

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Maus in the Closet

November 25, 2011
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maus

Art Spiegelman is haunted by his history. Not only…

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JAPs, Jocks, & Activists

February 4, 2011
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Japs jocks & activists

On the first page of this new graphic…

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