Arts & Culture

A tale of two paintings and one city.

July 12 2018 12:01AM

The hidden roots of the Yiddish-American expression “to shep nakhes.

July 11 2018 12:01AM

From In Treatment to Fauda.

Hannah Brown
July 10 2018 12:01AM

A letter from the “development town” of Ofakim, where Jews from North Africa are helping to forge a new Israeli culture.

July 5 2018 12:01AM

Translation, retranslation, and un-translation.

Alisa Solomon
June 29 2018 12:01AM

How does the great painter render the tale of Balaam and the ass?

June 28 2018 12:01AM

The curious case of Agendath Netaim, which the half-Jewish Leopold Bloom spends a whole day considering.

June 27 2018 12:01AM

It’s a Wonderful Life meets Pulp Fiction.

June 26 2018 12:01AM

It is almost as if English and Hebrew had gotten together and decided, “Yes, we don’t as a rule do well rhyme-wise, but for Raḥel we’ll make a special effort.”

June 25 2018 12:01AM

Two new novels offer angles of vision into Jewish experience in the pre- or non-Israeli parts of the modern Middle East.

June 21 2018 12:47AM

A great novelist, and Nazi sympathizer.

Robert Zaretsky
June 20 2018 12:01AM

Young trees covered in snow, . . . charmingly disturbing,

Avraham Sutzkever and Maia Evrona
June 18 2018 12:01AM