April 1, 2015 2:36pm
A conversation with Naomi Firestone-Teeter, who just replaced Carolyn Hessel at the Jewish Book Council.
March 30, 2015 1:47pm
“I still long for Israel all the time,” says the expat Israeli author. “This is why I write about [it] as much as I do.“
March 26, 2015 1:14pm
Not only did the 16th president free the slaves, but he also stood up for the Jews, a new exhibit and book show.
March 18, 2015 2:58pm
A Q&A with the Israel-born co-editor of two unusual new short-story anthologies.
January 27, 2015 3:09pm
Not only does Ruby Namdar live outside Israel, but so does the American protagonist of his award-winning novel, “The Ruined House.”
December 26, 2014 11:40am
She’s been called “the Jewish Oprah” for her ability to help authors find audiences and has enjoyed enormous clout among publishers. Now after 20 years on the job, she’s retiring.
October 2, 2014 2:56pm
Forget Bauhaus and beaches, a new anthology from writers Etgar Keret and Assaf Gavron showcases the Israeli city’s crooked, violent side.
May 23, 2014 11:22am
Philip Roth, whose early writings outraged many of his fellow Jews, received an honorary doctorate from the Jewish Theological Seminary.