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Hebrew’s Nobel Prize

On the 50th anniversary of S.Y. Agnon’s acceptance speech

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S.Y. Agnon’s ‘Rothschild’s Luck’: An Introduction

The 1963 short story appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation

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Can Agnon’s Goat Speak English?

Reading the great Hebrew writer in Toby Press’ translation to English, 50 years after his Nobel prize, brings his layered simplicity to a new and deserving audience

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Rothschild’s Luck; or, A Tale of Two Patrons

Newly translated fiction—a timeless fable about wealth and humility—from the Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, in time for Shavuot

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S.Y. Agnon’s ‘The Etrog’: An Introduction

The 1947 short story for Sukkot appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation

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The Etrog

Fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Sukkot, in a new English translation by Jeffrey Saks

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S.Y. Agnon’s ‘To the Galilee’: An Introduction

The short story, a Lag BaOmer tale, appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation

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To the Galilee

A new English translation of fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Lag BaOmer

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Jerusalem Above / Jerusalem Below

Kitra Cahana’s photographic art and why it was a good match for S.Y. Agnon

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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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S.Y. Agnon Turns 125

Celebrating Israel’s only Nobel literature laureate

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Is Yiddish Getting Popular Among Arab Israelis?

The mame-loshn may be finding new speakers

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Agnon’s First First Edition

A birthday plea for Israel’s only lit laureate

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Creation Myths

Today on Tablet

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Pilgrim’s Progress

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

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Seeing Red

For some people, the best thing about summer is the tomatoes

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A Nobel for Amos Oz?

British bookies Ladbrookes favor him

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Follow the Goat

Why the Israeli writer S.Y. Agnon still matters

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