Modern Hebrew literature

Israel’s thriving literary culture now encompasses a sizable number of talented expatriate writers, some of whom have made no secret of their lack of interest. . .

Beth Kissileff
Jan. 12 2015 12:01AM

The Nobel-Prize winning Israeli novelist S. Y. Agnon was one of the pioneers of twentieth-century Hebrew literature. He is known for the sophisticated, allusive, sometimes. . .

S. Y. Agnon
Oct. 7 2014 12:01AM

Modern Hebrew is blessed with an abundance of literary translators. But can the allusive and often strange language of its greatest masters really be rendered. . .

Jeffrey M. Green
Oct. 2 2014 12:01AM

Four of the greatest modern Hebrew poets have been chosen to grace Israel's new banknotes. For non-literary reasons, all four choices have come under fire.

Itamar Sharon
Sept. 29 2014 12:01AM