Edward Grossman

Edward Grossman’s journalism and fiction have been published in English, Hebrew, Arabic, French, Swedish, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.

Yeshayahu Leibowitz Wears a Kippah: A Story of 1967

The philosopher in black turtleneck, black trousers, black shoes, and black yarmulke pacing the stage with a microphone skinning the Jews alive.

Sept. 10 2021 12:01AM

Graveyard: A Story

Two Israelis on a road trip venture to Arlington National Cemetery and encounter there the graves of brothers.

July 10 2020 12:01AM

The Bread Maker of Jerusalem

On a visit with the proprietor of Russell’s Bakery and his multi-ethnic, multi-political, and multi-religious staff, the story of Israel unfolds in microcosm.

Nov. 14 2018 12:01AM

Wink: A Story

In the mid-1970s, an Israeli military governor in Ramallah watches the trial of four young Arab men who have accused their interrogators of torture.

Nov. 2 2017 12:01AM

Stars over Jalazoun: A Memoir

Nineteen-eighty-five was the year, and our IDF unit was a motley of immigrants and native sons, grocers, kibbutzniks, accountants, plus a loudmouth named Shmulik . . .

Jan. 6 2016 12:01AM

Four Share Nobel Peace Prize for Iran Deal

A report from the future: in a ceremony last night, the 2015 prize was awarded to Barack Obama, John Kerry, Mohammed Zarif, and Hassan Rouhani. (Or was it?)

Oct. 8 2015 12:01AM

Israel: Vibrant and Resilient, or Mediocre and Decaying?

My respondents see the Israeli glass as more than half full; I see it as more than half empty. Let’s hope I’m wrong.

June 29 2015 12:01AM

Can Israel Unite?

In Iran’s nuclear program, Israel faces a threat like never before. Can a divided nation pull together in time to confront it?

June 8 2015 12:01AM