Hillel Halkin’s lifetime of thinking about language, Zionism, and writing pays rich dividends in his ‘indispensable’ new collection of essays devoted to the writers who created modern Hebrew literature out of nothing
In a landscape vacated of the two literary giants Aharon Appelfeld and Amos Oz, Israeli fiction ushers in the rise of a new generation of women writers. The author of ‘All the Rivers’ talks about sabras in New York, American Jewry’s allure, and learning to listen for the perfect watermelon.
The author of ‘The Hilltop’ revisits the lands and people Amos Oz confronted in the early 1980s to see how far the West Bank settlements have come, and where they are headed
A small act of resistance in the middle of Soho at lunchtime
For Amos Oz, the real Israel was cherishable precisely because it was not a high ideal but a fact achieved only by labor and compromise
The acclaimed Israeli writer and peace activist has passed away from cancer, his daughter announced on social media
Was it cheap politics or historical concern and fellow-feeling that motivated the president to declare his allegiance to the millennial capital?
The Israeli authors were nominated for their novels A Horse Walks Into a Bar and Judas, respectively
Natalie Portman and Jonathan Safran Foer exchange emails
Among the featured films is a documentary about the works of Chantal Akerman, Natalie Portman’s directorial debut, and a 20th anniversary screening of ‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’
Watch the exclusive premiere of the trailer for the award-winning documentary, featuring Israeli author Amoz Oz
A dispatch from the Israeli premiere of ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness.’
‘Catch the Jew!’ is a shoddy, fantastical answer to Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath’
This week’s International Writers Festival in Jerusalem
Israeli author Amos Oz’s provocative public statement has a logical flaw
Yossi Klein Halevi, Amos Oz, and Ari Shavit take home top 2013 honors
In Zeruya Shalev’s fearless new ‘The Remains of Love,’ lives on a kibbutz stand as a parable of Israel
Plus Syrian spillover in Lebanon intensifies
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