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Nicole Krauss, the acclaimed author of The History of Love.

American author Nicole Krauss receives prize for Jewish literature

Krauss was chosen by the Sami Rohr Prize panel of judges for her "valuable contribution to Jewish literature."

PRESIDENT REUVEN Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, enjoy the beauty of Jerusalem in the snow in February

Hebrew Poetry prize goes to Shlomit Appel

‘I closed the shutters and left. I left behind me the years and the flowers I planted along the sides of the path... from now, the day empties and the heart fills with longing.’


Six Dr. Seuss books taken out of publication due to 'offensive' content

Dr. Seuss Enterprises reported it will no longer publish six works penned by Theodor Seuss Geisel as they “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”


Nurit Zarchi wins Israel Prize in Literature and Poetry

Zarchi has written more than 100 books in a variety of fields, including poetry, fiction novels and children literature, as well as essays and articles.

A rare snowfall in Jerusalem's Sacher Park on February 18, 2021

Jerusalem Report’s page of poetry

Following recent articles about poetry in The Jerusalem Report, three readers sent in these poems for your reading pleasure.

University of Haifa prof. wins Israel Prize for Hebrew Literature

The Israel Prize is considered one of the state’s highest honors and is awarded in a ceremony on Independence Day.


Five writers shortlisted for Sapir Prize for Literature

The five candidates on the shortlist will receive a grant of NIS 40,000.

Zombies, asteroids and scholarship: Nostradamus predicts 2021

The French nobleman of Jewish origin was famous in his lifetime. His unique predictions, which some say were written with divine help, capture our imagination even today.

Keren Grinspoon Israel names new executive director

Arbel will replacing Galina Vromen, who is retiring from her role after serving KGI and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation for 18 years.

Cornell changes English department name in act for anti-racism policy

The proposal was put forth by faculty members of color, and was spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd.

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