Holocaust Survivor, Anne Frank Companion and Author Dies, age 74

Dutch Jewish author Berthe Meijer, whose life intersected with Anne Frank’s, died on July 10, at the age of 74.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/12/2012, 1:23 PM

Author Denied 15,000 Euros for Visiting Israel

Algerian author Boualem Sansal was denied 15,000 euros he was set to receive due to his recent Israel visit. Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/4/2012, 10:44 AM

Color Purple Author Refuses to Publish in 'Apartheid' Israel

Award-winning author Alice Walker has refused to allow a Hebrew translation of her novel, alleging “Israel is guilty of apartheid."Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/20/2012, 6:11 PM