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Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu is seen at the Knesset, on July 12, 2021.

Benjamin Netanyahu is working on his third book

Writing a memoir at the end of one's career is a highly lucrative practice in the political field, and American publishers tend to pay large sums for books written by major world leaders. 

30/09/2021

Expanding the keyhole of the future

Zion’s Fiction returns with a second anthology

Tal Mosseri, Shlomo Abas, Dan Futterman, Etty Buckspan

Israeli children's author Shlomo Abas receives lifetime achievement award

Shlomo Abas, born in 1948, has published 170 books, including 32 children's books and 138 collections of legends, fairy tales, parables, riddles and jokes.

Yiddish writers knew from pogroms. Here’s what they can teach about Tulsa

How Yiddish writing viewed matters of race in America.

By JESSICA KIRZANE
04/06/2021

Three-day Poets' Festival in Metulla uses poetry as therapy

There are not a few poetic works which challenge the intellect, and invite us to delve as deeply as possible into some hidden meaning, lurking somewhere beneath the textual surface

14/05/2021

Jerusalem storyteller: Dvora Waysman shares gems on her 90th birthday

“My mother never laughed at my dreams. She always helped me make them come true.”

By STEVE LINDE , ERICA SCHACHNE
12/05/2021

Writers Festival: Safran Foer analyzes identify, art and influence

Safran Foer was something of a wunderkind, bursting onto the global literary stage in 2002, at the tender age of 25 with his well-received debut offering, Everything Is Illuminated.

28/04/2021

Their writing helped make sense of COVID - their thoughts on year two

I asked those who wrote essays for JTA in March of 2020, just as the upsets were beginning in earnest, to share how their lives and thinking have changed since then.

By LAURA E. ADKINS/JTA
05/03/2021

Ethical will: How to tell your tale to convey your ethical values

Events that shape our lives are not always apparent to those around us.

By JUDY JOSS
04/02/2021
vintage collection

Walter Bernstein, respected blacklisted screenwriter, dies at 101

Walter Bernstein, a proudly “secular” Jewish screenwriter best known for his 1960s and ’70s dramas and for being blacklisted during the McCarthy era, has died at 101.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
25/01/2021
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