Hebrew literature

Y.H. Brenner “sanctified his life through his death and his death through his life.”

S.Y. Agnon
July 20 2021 12:01AM

A defense.

Jessica Cohen
March 4 2021 12:01AM

The cadences of the Talmud left their mark on Yiddish, and Israeli, speech patterns.

July 8 2020 12:01AM

Zalman Shneour.

Mikhail Krutikov
May 13 2020 12:01AM

S.Y. Agnon, Solomon ibn Gabirol, and “The Sign.”

Stuart Schoffman
Oct. 4 2019 12:01AM

The great Ḥayyim Naḥman Bialik’s “Scroll of Orpah” retells the story of the book of Ruth from another perspective.

June 7 2019 12:01AM

Ancient Israelite authors “totally eclipsed their neighbors.”

Robert Alter
Dec. 20 2018 12:01AM

To the great Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon, balance is all—and imbalance, as in the novel Only Yesterday, a devastating calamity.

Dec. 10 2018 1:02AM

A Rich Brew.

Jeffrey Yoskowitz
Sept. 28 2018 12:01AM