In the Palace

Sam Sussman

A misadventure in love and lebensraum set in contemporary Berlin.

Too Good to be True?

Yaniv Feller

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

Cities without a Country

Ian Black

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.

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.

Set Me Free

Lina Rose

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

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.

The Manuscript

Yardenne Greenspan Ruby Namdar

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

Distant Strains

Joanna Chen Sarai Shavit

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

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.

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.

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.

The New Mixed Cities

Afif Abu Much

Why are Arabs moving to largely Jewish cities, and how are they being received?

Ephemeral Reflections

Lonnie Monka

Dennis Silk and English-language poetry in Israel.

Lisbon and Manila: Sites of Refuge During the Holocaust

Manuela Consonni

A review of two books on the plight, experiences, and emotions of Holocaust refugees.

Happy and Sad

Maayan Eitan Chaya Levy

A selection of English translations of work by the poet Chaya Levy.