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Memoir by Menachem Kaiser wins Sami Rohr prize

‘Plunder,’ Menachem Kaiser’s memoir about reclaiming his family’s Polish home, wins Sami Rohr prize.

Memoir by Menachem Kaiser wins Sami Rohr prize

Frost and Donkeys in the Knesset

On the use and misuse of literature in Israeli parliamentary debate.

Robert Frost and Balaam's Donkey in the Knesset

In Western culture, the lemmings defeated the humanists

In Western culture, the lemmings defeated the humanists

German literature prize reconsiders honor for BDS-supporter

Nelly Sachs literature prize jury to announce final decision on prize for author Kamila Shamsie, who refuses to allow works in Israel.

German literature prize reconsiders honor for BDS-supporter

Burying Herman Wouk and burying his Zionism

Burying Herman Wouk and burying his Zionism 

Jewish writers and their failed connection to Israel

Jewish writers and their failed connection to Israel

Ilana Kurshan wins $100,000 Jewish Literature Sami Rohr Prize

American immigrant to Israel wins Jewish literature prize for memoir highlighting effect of Talmud study on her life.

Ilana Kurshan wins $100,000 Jewish Literature Sami Rohr Prize

Never overpay for books again

Israeli company presents "Total Boox" - a system which can rate books and allow readers to pay according to usage.

Never overpay for books againplayer

Two Israeli authors make Man Booker global shortlist

Israeli authors Amos Oz, David Grossman make shortlist for international literature award.

Two Israeli authors make Man Booker global shortlist

Pro-assimilation novel banned from Israeli schools

Education Ministry disqualifies novel depicting Arab-Jewish love story for fear it threatens adolescents' 'Jewish identity.'

Novel banned from Israeli schools out of assimilation fear

'Netanyahu is Not Rubber Stamp of Israeli Left'

PM's associates explain he disqualified two literature professors from Israel Prize committee because they support IDF draft-dodgers.

'Netanyahu is Not the Rubber Stamp of the Israeli Left'

Poetry Unites English-Speakers 'Beyond Boundaries'

English literature finds life in Tel Aviv as language-lovers put their ideological differences aside in a rare moment of unity.

'Poetry Beyond Borders' Bridges the Political, Religious Divide

Spanish Writer Accepts Jerusalem Literary Award

Acclaimed Spanish writer accepts prestigious Israeli literary award, despite calls from anti-Israel activists to boycott the Jewish state.

Spanish Author Accepts Israeli Award, Rebuffs Boycott Calls

Literary World Says 'Goodbye, Philip'

Roth, considered by many to be one of the leading Jewish American literary voices of the 20th century, said he will no longer be writing.

Literary World Says 'Goodbye, Philip'

Jewish-American Author Wins Short Story Award

Jewish-American author Nathan Englander’s short story collection,“What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank,” wins Short Story Award.

Winner: 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank'