From July 4th parties to death threats: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and family bid farewell

From the Ashes of Tragedy, a Literary Life

Prof. Hamutal Bar Yosef's biography is interwoven with that of the country: immigration, deprivation, bereavement and survival. Despite getting a late start, she has become a leading figure in the field of Hebrew literature.

The meeting with Prof. Hamutal Bar Yosef took place several days before Rosh Hashanah. In the Jerusalem air, gradually recovering from the summer, one could...