The Manuscript

Ruby Namdar | Yardenne Greenspan

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

From Africa to Zion

Danny Adeno Abebe

An exclusive excerpt from the memoir of Israel's first Ethiopian-born journalist.

An Abusive System

Janice Weizman

An interview with trailblazing Israeli feminist Elana Sztokman about her journey away from Orthodoxy.

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

Jeffrey Saks | S.Y. Agnon

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.

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.

Meet the Yahus

Alex Stein

A new novel about Benjamin Netanyahu's father's time in America fails to live up to the delicious promise of its source material.