Exodus recast Israel’s founders as swaggering heroes and secured Leon Uris a place on the Jewish bookshelf even though, as a new biography shows, he was a mediocre writer and a troubled person
For groups with wildly different ideas about what it means to be a Jew in Israel, Hebron is a battleground
Fifty years after the publication of Exodus, is it time to let Ari Ben Canaan go?
Talented and terrifying, Otto Preminger left no taboo unbroken
A French filmmaker tackles the birth of Israel