Posts by Elyce Rae Helford

People of the Books

The Glass Plates of Lublin: Found Photographs of a Lost Jewish World.

Eds. Piotr Nazaruk, Lisa Newman, and Aaron Lansky. White Goat Press, 2022

Perhaps not all pictures are worth a thousand words, but when images reach us through the years of a lost world, they speak profoundly. The Yiddis…

People of the Books

People of the Books

People of the Books features reviews by Elyce Rae Helford, PhD, a professor of English at Middle Tennessee State University. The column will feature books new and old, fiction and non-fiction, on all things Jewish. Helford, the descendant of Russian Jews on both sides of…