His fantasies contained only a few Jewish themes.
Firefly’s kippah-clad intergalactic postal clerk.
In The Smoke, the latest from the British writer Simon Ings, “Bundists” turn into grotesque shape-shifters. The implications are at once unclear and unsettling.
Grasping the special virtues of Zion’s Fiction.
Private detectives, body-switching, fairies, and Jeremiah’s smartphone.
Deified by their Soviet readers, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky are beginning to find increasing numbers of readers in America.
Mindless automatons on the Jewish mind.
Nothing much, and nothing good.
Why does Dune portray the Jews as a “fossil-people”?
Dan Simmons is not Jewish, but his wildly popular science-fiction novels often feature Jewish characters and exude an unabashed admiration for Israel.
A new wave of Israeli science fiction and fantasy not only reflects global currents and popular culture but also grapples with issues of Jewish belief and identity.