A-voiding the Void

Ella Elbaz

Three recent novels shed light on unexplored aspects of literary representations of Palestinian trauma.

The Great Israeli Novels

Jessica Cohen Aini Katz

A response to Haim Watzman's 'The NeverEnding Stories' from the Winter 2020 issue.

A Family Affair

Dahlia Scheindlin

Throughout Israel’s history, the question 'what do Israelis think' has evolved a great deal, not least because the question 'who are the Israelis' has changed dramatically over time.

Watching Hiam Abbass

Hannah Brown

How the rise in global TV networks sent a Palestinian-Israeli actress to international stardom.

Concerning That Burning

Maayan Eitan Yael Statman

A selection of English translations of work by the poet Yael Statman.

Catching the Sun

Mika Reichel

How Israel went from being a world leader in solar energy to playing catch-up with the rest of the world.

Gamer Nation

Aaron Reich

As video games become more popular than ever, the Israeli gaming industry has begun to level up.

The Fraternity of Traitors

Matan Kaminer

A new book about Matzpen places the revolutionary Israeli group in a global context but fails to encompass their true legacy.

Coronavirus and Intimacy

Yaki Sagi

While corona's impact on physical wellbeing is common knowledge, less has been written about its devastating impact on interpersonal relationships.

A Critical Case

Liam Hoare

A new reissue of Batya Gur's oeuvre offers a welcome opportunity to revisit the founding mother of Israeli detective fiction.

Requiem for a War

Jonathan Spyer

The Syrian Civil War threw the country, as well as the entire region, into chaos and bloodshed. A new book attempts to sift through its tumultuous legacy.

Silence is Golden