Blogs in February 2020

The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God & Other Stories 16th February 2020

Brief, intense, painfully funny, and shockingly honest, Etgar Keret’s stories are snapshots that illuminate with intelligence and wit the hidden truths of life. As with the best writers of fiction, hilarity and anguish are the twin pillars of his...

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Panther in the Basement 16th February 2020

In the last years of British rule in Jerusalem, a lonely, bookish Israeli boy befriends a British soldier in this tale of friendship in the face of enmity. Jerusalem 1947. British soldiers patrol the streets, and bullets and bombs...

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Lone Wolf in Jerusalem 16th February 2020

After losing his family to Hitler’s “final solution,” young David Gabinski leads a courageous group of Jewish resistance fighters against the Nazis. When the war is over, he travels to the Land of Israel to fight a new battle....

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Tel Aviv Noir 16th February 2020

Tel Aviv is in many ways the cultural capital of Israel, and it is home to many of the country’s best writers. This unparalleled collection gives insight into the daily life of Israelis, albeit through a noir lens. In...

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Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation 16th February 2020

In Like Dreamers, acclaimed journalist Yossi Klein Halevi interweaves the stories of a group of 1967 paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem, tracing the history of Israel and the divergent ideologies shaping it from the Six-Day War to the present. Following...

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