Modern Israeli Literature
You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.
How this Hungarian Jew became a national heroine of Israel.
Modern Hebrew literature got an ideological start in Germany, then found artistic maturity in the East.
In the second half of the 20th century, Israeli writers became a voice of critique and protest.
Orly Castel-Bloom's novel is not for the faint of heart.
To this author and social critic, Israeli identity comes first.
A Reader's Guide: Hebrew Literature in Translation
Writing Hebrew literature in the 19th century was no simple matter, and those who did were the elite of the elite.
The pioneers of modern Hebrew literature took a cumbersome, unspoken language and created a vibrant literary tradition.
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.
Nationalistic poetry was a powerful, early Israeli genre.
The future of Israeli literature is as uncertain as Israel's ever-fluctuating demography.
A survey of Israeli literature, from Ottoman-era Palestine to today.
Jewish writers chose Hebrew, not German or Russian or even Yiddish, as the language with which to build a modern literary tradition.