Nineteen years after Hanoch Levin’s early death from bone cancer, the great Israeli playwright’s bleak, searing poetry is finally translated into English
The late, spaced-out Israeli artist would have been 84 this week
A pair of Hebrew-language poets get their likenesses on the shekel, but can they afford it?
New English translations of the 90-year-old’s Israel Prize-winning work remind us why he’s the doyen of postwar poets
Vaan Nguyen, child of Vietnamese refugees, is one of Israel’s rising stars
No longer the province of an artistic elite, poetry in Israel today is being produced by hundreds of poets of all stripes