When it's too cold to even think of going outside, why not curl up with a good read? Senior Editor Bob Leiter has a quartet of recommendations to keep you busy in a new online feature that will appear at least once a month on our books page.
I was walking down a street in Jerusalem when I came to a sign: Queen Shalom-Zion Street. A Jewish queen who was not named Esther — and I had never heard of her! That’s how I met the unsung heroine of Chanukah.