Maya Arad's new novel offers an accelerated lesson in the principles of the detective story. It’s intellectual, illuminating and brilliant — but also cold, mechanical and not particularly suspenseful.
A collection of strange tales about a woman, no longer young, who drives a rattling red car and speaks with and helps people in a place that some think may not even exist - beyond the Green Line.
The settler-characters in Gavron's latest novel are imprisoned in chaos, trying to maneuver between the gray zone of their civil status and the intimate experiences of their lives.
When a writer is motivated by empathy rather than sarcasm, his humor has the power to reach deep into the heart. A look at Yirmi Pinkus' tale of an extended family of shop owners in 1980s Israel.