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.
Letters and works by the noted 20th-century author, part of the estate of his friend, Max Brod, are being transferred after years of court battles.
Historian Nancy Isenberg, author of the book 'White Trash,' discusses with Haaretz the disdain toward poor whites and argues that nothing will change in Trump's America.
Dave Rich’s book on anti-Semitism grew out of a Ph.D. on the growth of left-wing anti-Zionism in Britain from the 1960s through the 1980s, whose findings have proven all too relevant in recent months.
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.
America's 16th president's great interest in and friendship with Jews is said to have affected his decision to abolish slavery.
When a Jewish ophthalmologist created the artificial language, he dreamed of a common language. A new book by Esther Schor delightfully captures its idiosyncrasies – in plain English.
Ricky Rapoport Friesem found a way to say good-bye.
In her Prix Goncourt-winning 'true crime' novel, French-Moroccan author Leila Slimani takes on the fraught ties between nannies and employers