Modern Israeli Literature
Hebrew Literature in Translation: A Reader’s Guide
You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.
The Emergence of Modern Hebrew Literature
Modern Hebrew literature got an ideological start in Germany, then found artistic maturity in the East.
Israeli Literature: The New Wave
In the second half of the 20th century, Israeli writers became a voice of critique and protest.
Orly Castel-Bloom’s ‘Dolly City:’ A Sharp-Witted Look at Israeli Society
Orly Castel-Bloom's novel is not for the faint of heart.
The Pioneers of Modern Hebrew Literature
Writing Hebrew literature in the 19th century was no simple matter, and those who did were the elite of the elite.
Modern Hebrew Literature: Early Challenges
The pioneers of modern Hebrew literature took a cumbersome, unspoken language and created a vibrant literary tradition.
Hebew Literature: Early Themes
Leaving the world of the shtetl for an alluring modern culture is the primary theme of early modern Hebrew literature.
Overview Hebrew Literature. Jewish American Literature. Modern Hebrew Literature. Israeli Literature.
Israeli Writing: The Next 50 Years
The future of Israeli literature is as uncertain as Israel's ever-fluctuating demography.
Jewish writers chose Hebrew, not German or Russian or even Yiddish, as the language with which to build a modern literary tradition.