How different does this novel on Jewish history read post-Oct. 7?

Janice Weizman's new novel, 'Our Little Histories,' traces three branches of a Jewish family – American, Israeli and Eastern European – from 2015 back to the Pale of Settlement. In an interview she says that even though it was published on the eve of October 7, it still has a lot to say on our present moment.

The Possibility of Exile

A new collection of short stories, half of them set in Israel and the other half in the US, feature characters that – to paraphrase Medieval poet Yehuda Halevi – are pulled to the West while their hearts remain in the East.

Carthage / A Novel

An excerpt from Zohar Kohavi's debut novel, translated by Daniella Zamir.

Hope is a Woman’s Name

Amal Elsana Alh’jooj

An excerpt from the memoir of a trailblazing Israeli Bedouin women's activist.

Holy Land

Ben Corvo

A poem on writing poetry in English while living in Israel.

The Winds of the Arts

Ayala Asherov

An ode to the Tel Aviv of yesteryear.

The Dilemmas of Victory

Vivian Cohen-Leisorek

Yishai Sarid's new novel about an Israeli military psychologist raises important questions about honor, loyalty, and truth.