Yad Vashem's director of libraries Robert Rozett says he has dispatched a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos offering his assistance to 'curb the spread of hatred.'
Focusing on the outsized life of pan-Arabist Fawzi al-Qawuqji, Laila Parsons' 'The Commander' paints a rich picture of the history of Arab nationalism and anti-colonialism through 1948.
Another important aspect of late British historian's narrative is the role of bystanders in the Jews’ annihilation.
If by chance the radical left begins raising its head in the Israeli body politic anytime soon, this tome will become an important point of reference.
Yossi Sucary's award-winning book 'Benghazi—Bergen-Belsen' has been adapted for the stage, and performances begin in March at La MaMa Experimental Theater Club in New York City’s East Village.
Gordis honored for 'Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn' and Chabon honored for 'Moonglow.' Read for the full list of 2016's award winners.
The book traces the Jews' 'misunderstanding with the nations' to their definition as a 'chosen people,' along with reflections of his own past.
Morris' refined mannerisms and gentle style are likely to be misleading, because sometimes it seems as though these exist in him alongside some other quixotic, unpredictable and very provocative urges.
A familiar historical outcry about slain Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin arises from the pages of this excellent book: If only he had gone all the way with peace.
Despite the political upheaval and suppression of intellectuals, the country's literary scene flourishes. A conversation with the courageous poet Efe Duyan.
Sociologist Shmuel Trigano warns of an anti-Semitic tsunami and thinks that the confused world believes the Holocaust's real victims are the Palestinians.
David Grossman's prose in his latest work about a not-so-amusing stand-up artist strains to keep up as the comic dodges and feints - and smacks his forehead.
Israeli author Yuval Yareach's 10-year journey to write 'The Silences' was complicated by the fact that he knew so little about what his grandmother lived through.
It is by far the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's darkest book to date. From the opening scene, in which the grandfather strangles his boss in a blind rage, there is violence and emotional trauma at every turn.
As Poem of the Week bids farewell, Solomon Ibn Gabirol paints an alluring winter landscape.
In his rather radical survey of Jewish literature from antiquity to the last century, Adam Kirsch highlights the importance of eclectic religious and worldly texts and authors for synagogue-shy Jews today.
After 70 years of writing, a collection of essays exploring the oeuvre of Sami Michael has finally been published. It takes us back to the source, to the pellucid waters of the spring from which Israeli protest literature still drinks.
Amos Oz's first novel in over 10 years considers the contemporary meaning of Judas in the nascent Jewish state.
When Shmuel Yosef Agnon was evacuated to the Jerusalem home of the famed kabbalist Gershom Scholem during the War of Independence, he found a letter that would make every Airbnb host proud.
Was cultural life in Nazi Germany as unidimensional and controlled as we have been led to believe? A new survey suggests that the situation was far more complex.