In the writer’s latest book, now available in Hebrew, the world remains the same gloomy and absurd place – and the laughter is even less present than before
The author’s latest novel, which describes two American Jews’ elusive search for a spiritual home in the Holy Land, is laden with stereotypes
Steimatzky bookstore chain cancels event to launch sale of latest edition after Israeli Arab leadership called the move 'provocative.
Higher Arab Monitoring Committee discovered Steimatzky would be selling issues of French satirical weekly from its store at the Ayalon Mall in Ramat Gan.
Award jury praised the Albanian poet and novelist for the universal importance of his themes. Kadare will accept the prize at the Jerusalem International Book Fair in February.
Laor’s lawyers say Mifal Hapayis violated the prize rules and exceeded its authority in revoking the prize due to allegations of sexual harassment against Laor.
Unproven allegations of sexual harassment and complaints about the writer's political views prompted Mifal Haypayis to reverse its decision.
Shelly Oria has spent half of her life in Israel, the other half in the United States. Her first collection of short stories, 'New York 1, Tel Aviv 0,' reflects her current residence and interest in a new type of identity.
Zamir was separated from his Nobel Prize-winning father for 20 years and said their relationship never truly recovered.
Targeted campaign launched against Baka al-Garbiyeh high school teacher over his decision to teach novel with 'sexual descriptions.'
Born in 1925, Teveth was an admired journalist, historian and best-selling author as well as biographer of Israel's first prime minister.
Dahl lived an unconventional life and had unconventional thoughts, including an affection for Hitler
One of Israel's leading authors explains why his provocative new book will not be published in Hebrew.
Martin Miller believes his mother, the late, world-famous psychologist Alice Miller, was a great theorist, subjected him to emotional neglect and abuse. Now he's written a book about it.
Some writers threaten to sue after learning their royalties are about to be slashed by publishers who aren't getting their money from the chain.
An Israeli-Palestinian love affair is at the center of Dorit Rabinyan's new novel 'Borderlife,' and through it she tackles questions of Mideast politics, Jewish identity and where New York City fits in.
In a candid interview, Lebanese writer Elias Khoury talks about his novels being translated into Hebrew, Israeli megalomania and the differences between Israeli and Palestinian writers.
Ayelet Waldman talks about the courage to write about the Holocaust, how she could survive the death of her child, but not that of her husband, and why she never dated classmate Barack Obama.
Hendel was awarded the Bialik Prize in 1997 and the Israel Prize in 2003.
Israeli fashion house Comme Il Faut used 'real women' on the catwalk. Is this what we came for?
Actor-storyteller Yankele Yakobson is perpetuating the memory of his daughter Tal, who died of cancer four years ago, in two new books.
Mifal Hapayis’ Culture Days offers cultural activites around the country at very low admission prices; Dolin Melnick, head of the lottery commission’s cultural division, explains.
From the New York Times to the Economist, Shavit's book, 'My Promised Land,' has been branded required reading in 2013.
Novelist Agur Schiff carries some heavy burdens: His given name, the fear of repeating his father's painful literary career, and the fate he is submitting to by remaining in Israel.
Ronen Bergman claims authors plagiarized his work, in the latest twist of a legal battle over the story of Israel’s secret service.
Novelists Naomi Ragen and Sarah Shapiro's legal sides both claim victory after Supreme Court suggestion ends Ragen's appeal of plagiarism case.
Israeli author Assaf Gavron wins prestigious Bernstein Prize for writers under 50, for his novel "The Hilltop."
Artists to get access to wifi, special books.
Since moving here some 50 years ago, Michel Warschawski, the French-born son of a rabbi, has been politically involved in far-left activities and has even gone to jail for it. On the occasion of the Hebrew publication of his memoir.
East Asian scholar Jacob Raz has brought the teachings of Zen Buddhism to countless Israeli students and readers. Just don't call him a guru.