Canadian-Israeli writer Ayelet Tsabari’s new collection of short stories, ‘The Best Place on Earth,’ turns Israeliness into a new kind of Diasporic identity
The rival Jewish dating companies, once embroiled in a trademark legal battle, have agreed to a merger. Love wins.
The thirtysomething characters in ‘American Innovations,’ her vital, intelligent, new collection of stories, have trouble growing up
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.
A writer considers the fictions of religious identity—in life and on the page
Tablet Fiction: a haunting tale of sexual abuse among the Orthodox
In stories written in Poland and the U.S., the modernist master Isaac Bashevis Singer mined folk tales to convey the 20th century’s essential cruelty
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
Michael Chabon may finally score a hit as a screenwriter for Disney’s new sci-fi flick John Carter. But will success in Hollywood ruin his fiction?