A new book describes the sea change undergone by the Israeli army, from a time when kippa-wearers were rare to an era in which one-third of officer cadets are Orthodox. What does the revolution bode for the IDF's future?
In final twist of long-running dispute, court rejects appeal of heirs of writer Max Brod, Kafka's friend and biographer, that the estate belongs to them.
Two new works showcase the nightmare of life during the 'year of junction,' in a new Israeli city erected on the corpse of the murdered mother.
The protagonist of Eyal Megged's refreshing new novel refuses every role available to him – whether that of prototypical man, father or player in the national story.
Stultifying prejudice, punishing social mores and ethnic chauvinism choke the lives of the family that star in Sarit Yishai-Levi's 'The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem.'
Daniel Ben Simon's autobiography is best when he's not writing about 'the Moroccans,' but focuses on himself – the immigrant boy in a strange new land.
'Regrettably, if you write in Arabic you only reach an Arab audience,' says Lucy Ayoub.
Israeli author Lavie Tidhar’s unsettling alternative history novel treats the Holocaust as pulp fiction, and is an eerie read in this election cycle and after the U.K.’s shocking vote.
Antonio Ungar met his Palestinian wife, writer Zahiye Kundos, in Iowa. To be with her in Israel, he first had to prove he had Jewish relatives who perished in the Holocaust. His next task was to adopt her religion – Islam.
The prize is being conferred for what the prize organization said is 'recognition of his work conveying Jewish values across cultures and imparting a humanitarian vision throughout the world.'