Arabic isn’t taught in Israeli schools before 5th grade, sometimes even later. Shouldn’t this education begin sooner?
Thanks to a tweet from the Anne Frank Center, babka is having a moment. But how did a tasty yeast cake wind up being called “babka” anyway?
Author and critic Peter Orner explains how Donald Trump could benefit from reading a little Amos Oz or David Grossman.
The French newspaper “Le Monde” has launched Décodex, a new tool to help readers decipher fake news.
When a Pennsylvania lawmaker called Donald Trump a “shit-gibbon,” the Internet exploded. Here’s the origin story of that bizarre curse.
Crowdfunding platforms have helped to fund bands and movies. Could they be deployed to get more Yiddish, Ladino and Israeli literature translated?
Poems have been appearing above the streets in Jerusalem. Their references to Isaiah seem particularly apt today.
Artists around the world including Barbara Kruger and Kara Walker are joining together to demand a reversal of Donald Trump’s Muslim ban.
In response to the proposed Muslim Ban, group of literary agents has banded together seeking new books by Muslim writers.
Translated into Russian, Donald Trump sounds smarter and more polite — even if Russians sometimes think his last name is Tramp.”