A new documentary looks at ‘the ultimate taboo’
A step-by-step guide on how to marinate at home on Labor Day weekend
The world’s largest bus station, and a bus driver who wanted to be God, on today’s Israel Story
The prime minister’s life, death, and afterlife, 20 years after the assassination that changed a country
The rival Jewish dating companies, once embroiled in a trademark legal battle, have agreed to a merger. Love wins.
After a visit to a Holocaust museum, a student sees his Adidas sneakers in a new light
The Israeli author will be in conversation with fellow Tablet contributor Adam Kirsch at Columbia University this Sunday
The Tablet contributor’s new memoir hits the shelves on Tuesday
A short story for Passover by Etgar Keret
Israelis from across the political and religious spectrum join a national conversation about the Tanakh, on the website 929
Israel Story, Episode 3: How Yiddish books, ancient texts, and even a collection of stories make people all kinds of crazy
The actor talks writing, directing, and why he loves listening to books on tape
Read the two writers’ correspondence about this summer’s war in Gaza
The Israeli novelist says we should use the word ‘compromise,’ not ‘peace’
New Israeli films and the occasional siren at the Jerusalem Film Festival
This week’s International Writers Festival in Jerusalem
The Israeli author gets real with Tavi Gevinson’s Rookie magazine
When authors write stories, they play God. The results can be devastating.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Israel’s greatest novelist talks about working the land, making art, and Natalie Portman
The Israeli writer publishes his maiden story on Facebook, 26 years later
My brother was the first to read one of my stories. His unexpected reaction helped me understand the magic of writing.
My 7-year-old told me to vote for the party that ‘gives the most peace,’ but there were none on offer in Israel’s election
Plus debt ceiling issue likely to get kicked down the road three months
The Tablet contributor talks Gaza and war
Israeli Asaf Hanuka crashes the party in Paris, as the comic-strip-obsessed city hosts Spiegelman and Crumb
Suddenly, A Knock on the Door, the acclaimed Israeli writer’s new story collection, offers wry, coy looks at the paradoxes of life in the Jewish state
As children get older, they need more privacy—especially if their parents are writers. That’s why you won’t read much about my kids anymore.
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
The protests in Israel these last two months were nothing short of a revolution. But can the political hope continue through the fall chill?
Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more