Ancient Israelite authors “totally eclipsed their neighbors.”
To the great Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon, balance is all—and imbalance, as in the novel Only Yesterday, a devastating calamity.
From Iowa to Silicon Valley.
A Rich Brew.
Reb Aryeh’s etrog.
On the Surface of Silence.
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.”
Raḥel will be read, sung, and recited long after many excellent Hebrew poets of her age, men and women alike, have been confined within classroom walls.
Bernard Lewis and Bialik.
The last Hebrew classic?
A translator reminisces.
An excerpt from The Ruined House.
A survivor, he chronicled not just the Holocaust but also anti-Semitism and its spiritual effects.
A tale of coffee and sadomasochism.