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The 12 Covenants of Pinchas Hurwitz

How an 18th-century Eastern European kabbalist Jew produced one of the first Hebrew bestsellers

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Must Hebrew Literature Live Only in Israel?

Why Israel’s most prestigious book award just shut out Hebrew writers who live outside the Jewish State

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S.Y. Agnon’s ‘Twofold:’ An Introduction

The 1939 short story appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation

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Twofold

For Yom Kippur, fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, in a first English translation

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What Happens When Agnon and Appelfeld Speak Like Faulkner and Hemingway?

A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature

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On the Edge of Our City

A Holocaust survivor wrestles with the angel of history on the beach in Tel Aviv

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European Modernism, in Hebrew

With a rediscovered 1930s novel, Viennese Romance, Austrian writer David Vogel becomes a key figure in the creation of Modern Hebrew literature

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