Forty years on, 'Operation Thunderbolt,' an authoritative account of the rescue of 102 hostages from a hijacked plane – warts and all – has finally come to light.
‘Borderlife,’ the book at the center of a controversy involving the Education Ministry, depicts a desperate attempt by the protagonists, a Jewish woman and an Arab man, to make love, not war. The issue of assimilation that it raises cannot be dismissed lightly.
On a new biography of Israel Zarchi, a writer who lived a short, sad life and whose short stories, novels and other works were lost in the archives of Hebrew literature.
Israeli and Palestinian women will ‘transgress’ by suspending religious beliefs if it serves a political cause, discovers political scientist Lihi Ben Shitrit.
A new three-volume boxed set of all of Primo Levi’s works, most of them in new translations and some appearing in English for the first time, offers a reappraisal of the author known mainly for his Holocaust memoirs.
'Summer Haven' brings together in one tome scholarship, literature, memoir and reflection about the Jewish Catskills during and after WWII.
After directing commercials and writing children's books, Yoram Ever Hadani has now published his first novel for adults – about a subject that is very close to home.
Despite a $100m. gift from the Facebook founder, payoffs and patronage conspired to thwart the much-needed reforms of an inner-city school system in New Jersey, author Dale Russakoff tells Haaretz.
Timothy Snyder describes Hitler as a leader who wanted to foment an ecological revolution in a global landscape with no place in it for the Jews.
With Polish Jewish-tensions soaring, a new book delves into the heart of that divide with an eye toward reconciliation.