A Hole in the Heart of The World: Being Jewish in Eastern Europe
Reviewer Francine Prose wrote in Newsday: “Carefully researched… profoundly chilling. Family histories so eventful they keep us reading with unflagging interest."
Broken Alliance: The Turbulent Times Between Blacks and Jews in America
(Scribner’s, 1988; Reissued with a New Introduction, 1995)
Christopher Lehman-Haupt in The New York Times praised Broken Alliance as “Perceptive and even-handed… extraordinary perspective... One is grateful for Mr. Kaufman’s graceful analysis.”
Juan Williams in The Washington Post wrote: “A first-rate job of recounting telling episodes that reveal the emotional dimensions of the great divide now separating blacks and Jews.”