Tag: interview

Golden Girls of the Silver Screen

Elizabeth Weitzman's latest book, RENEGADE WOMEN, illustrates and examines key women who invigorated the TV and film industry.

The Story of a Storyteller

Author Miryam Sivan tells Lilith's Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough about her latest novel, which portrays a young woman who recently made aliyah and seeks to tell others' stories.

A Jewish Beauty’s Journey, in Fiction

Lilith’s fiction editor converses with Susan Dworkin about her new book, “The Garden Lady,” as well as Ms. Magazine and being confused with Andrea Dworkin.

Standing Up for Immigrant Families, One Case at a Time

I was horrified by what I saw and, in the middle of the hearing, I jumped into the center aisle, raised my hand, and asked the judge if she would grant a continuance so that I could find an attorney for this child.

A Breathtaking Novel Set on the Eve of World War I

The fictional Goldbaums are similarly powerful and almost unimaginably wealthy, but unlike most of the aristocrats in Europe at the time their wealth is earned. They are more like the American industrialists or new money, and were considered by many as gauche and bourgeois, viewed with even more intense suspicion by the establishment because of their Jewishness. To me, that makes the Goldbaums interesting – to be both singularly powerful, intricately involved in international affairs and needed by governments and emperors, and yet still be vulnerable and isolated.