Too Good to be True?

The new, pluralistic permanent exhibit at the Museum of the Jewish People feels increasingly at odds with its surroundings.

Cities without a Country

A new book and a new documentary film offer a profoundly insightful and thought-provoking snapshot of the many troubling uncertainties faced by Palestinians in 2021.

The Manuscript

An exclusive English translation of a new short story by Sapir Prize-winning novelist Ruby Namdar, set in 1970s Tel Aviv.

In Defense of Nationalism

Liat Natovich Koshizky

Yoram Hazony's new book provides a welcome defense of Herzl's sophisticated understanding of Zionism and its relevance today.

Distant Strains

Joanna Chen | Sarai Shavit

A selection of English translations of work by the poet Sarai Shavit.

Yosef Haim Brenner in Life and Death

S.Y. Agnon | Jeffrey Saks

A Hebrew literary giant's eulogy of another: An exclusive English translation of S.Y. Agnon's 'in memoriam' of Yosef Haim Brenner, upon the centenary of his murder.

Set Me Free

Lina Rose

Mind-altering drugs, sexual fluidity, stealing the borders: the new Israeli children's novel that's breaking boundaries.

Different Kinds of Silence

Reut Ben-Yaakov

The surprising parallels in the lives and poetry of Natan Zach and Aharon Almog, and their place in Israeli literary history.

In the Palace

Sam Sussman

A misadventure in love and lebensraum set in contemporary Berlin.

No True Nationalist

Yair Wallach

Yoram Hazony's latest book distorts Herzl's ideas to provide cover for the author's exclusivist nationalism.

“Everyone is responsible for the explosion.”

Jonathan Fine

A conversation with artist Rutu Modan about her 2020 graphic novel 'Tunnels', storytelling in comics, and the relationship between truth and ideology.