In a new film and biography, Billionaire Frank Lowy – who now lives in Tel Aviv – returns to the days when he was Pinchas Levy, a 13-year-old boy whose resourcefulness saved his family
In an interview, Ohad Naharin said he would support the Israel boycott 'if [it] would improve the situation in the territories or bring a solution to the conflict'
Swiss journalist Sacha Batthyany knew he belonged to an aristocratic family, centered around his respected aunt. He didn’t know about the murderous ball held in 1945, that led to a personal quest, threats from relatives and a book
Wearing bedroom slippers and searching for his wayward rabbit, the 51-year-old short story writer muses about feeling like an establishment outsider and says he'd have let Amos Oz bring up his kid
Keret is the winner of this year’s Sapir Prize for the short-story collection 'A Glitch at the Edge of the Galaxy'
The blend of Israeli Jewish and Arab cultures, Hebrew and Arabic, village origins and the Tel Aviv bubble – all of this informed the life and work of 24-year-old actor Ala Dakka, who preferred not to define his identity. But now, he's reached a turning point
Two prominent writers and a translator say goodbye to friend and colleague Amos Oz, who with great prescience described the ills of occupation already in 1967
President Rivlin, a childhood friend of Oz's, said 'you were unafraid of being called a traitor. You saw it as a mark of honor' ■ Coffin displayed at Tzavta Theater in Tel Aviv ahead of his funeral
Choreographer Reut Shemesh shaped her difficult experiences in military service into a dance piece. 'There’s something about this jungle in which many bad things can happen,' she says
The wild life of Jonathan Agassi included starring in American gay-porn movies, working as an escort in Berlin and using hard drugs every day. Now his life story is exposed in a shocking new film
‘Forever Pure’ director Maya Zinshtein not only filmed Beitar’s La Familia members, but also held a dialogue with them -- even as her life was threatened
While he still awaits recognition from the Nobel committee, Amos Oz recently received another, unexpected literary honor
While his wife opted out of accepting the Genesis Prize in Israel, Benjamin Millepied's dance company will perform in Tel Aviv coming weekend. 'I’m not in the business of presenting less art,' the French dancer tells Haaretz
Some 40,000 people will see choreographer Ohad Naharin's repertoire during 42 performances, including a premiere at the Palais Garnier National Opera in Paris
Adi Boutrous, one of the most interesting independent Israeli choreographers working in the field of contemporary dance, says that once he stopped attempting to address his ethnic identity, his subjects emerged in a natural way
'My Israel Is Dead': Dame Vivien Duffield, One of Israel's Biggest Donors, Is Furious About the Nation-state Law
'I will make absolutely sure that Arabic is still part of every project we do,' says the biggest, most dedicated and most veteran philanthropist in Israel in defiance to nation-state law
British author Kamila Shamsie, whose early works had been translated into Hebrew, refuses to publish her new books in Israel. She's not the only one
'What’s more surprising is that there are still people in Israel who expect a fair trial for Palestinians ... as if Israel were still a democracy'
The list of translated Israelis is enormous, and the occupation doesn’t even sour the mood with some readers. Still, the U.S., British and Scandinavian markets remain tough nuts to crack
The American reality program 'The Four: Battle for Stardom' was an experience the two Cohens hadn’t even dreamed about, with a huge budget and tremendous exposure
The 'Harry Potter' author's flawed detective, Cormoran Strike, conquers London’s gray streets with his sidekick, Robin
'Widely Open Underneath' has won the most lucrative literature prize in Israel, which is also considered the most prestigious
'Electric Dreams' offers a look into iconic sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick's visions of the future
The Canadian author's fans believe she has prophetic powers, although she famously only draws on historical facts for her work. With her 1985 novel 'The Handmaid’s Tale' now an acclaimed television series, she talks totalitarianism and women’s rights
David Grossman, who won the Man Booker International Award, talks about transcending the culture barrier
Grossman, nominated for his latest work 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar,' is the first Israeli to win the prize, one of the most important annual literary awards
Is it possible that our literary taste is influenced, not to say dictated, by the retail chains’ commercial considerations?
The Caribbean-American writer, who was just awarded the Dan David Prize in Tel Aviv, is one of the world’s most respected black voices. Visiting Israel for the fifth time since converting to Judaism, she explains why Israelis need to stop playing the victim
A crisis of masculinity never before seen in Israeli literature
The Norwegian author, best known for autobiographical epic 'My Struggle,' will accept the award at the Jerusalem International Book Fair in June