A former gunrunner for the Irgun, Mathilde Krim spent her life fighting to save lives
Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust
Creating Jewishness in a post-religious age: Leon Uris’ Exodus and S.Y. Agnon’s Only Yesterday paint Israel’s history in broad and fine strokes
The Promise, a British miniseries about Israel at its founding and today, has been criticized by some Jewish groups as biased propaganda. But it’s a fair and compelling dramatization that deserves to be widely seen, not demonized.