Beth Kissileff


Writers Line Up For Israel's Top Literary Prize

By Beth Kissileff

Reuven Namdar in New York. Photo by Beth Kissileff. Read More


It's Time To Put Women in Charge of the Mikveh

By Beth Kissileff

Illustration by Lily Padula Read More


Pulitzer Prize-Winning Marilynne Robinson Discusses Her First Trip to Israel

By Beth Kissileff

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Marilynne Robinson Discusses Her First Trip to Israel
Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson talks about how it felt to see Israel as a tangible landscape for the first time, what she thinks about BDS and how her trip will inform her future writing.Read More


Philip Roth, Once Outcast, Joins Jewish Fold With Jewish Theological Seminary Honor

By Beth Kissileff

Philip Roth, Once Outcast, Joins Jewish Fold With Jewish Theological Seminary Honor
Philip Roth, the writer whose works were once denounced as profane, was honored by one of American Jewry’s sacred citadels: The Jewish Theological Seminary.Read More


8 New Israeli Writers You Need To Read Right Now

By Beth Kissileff

8 New Israeli Writers You Need To Read Right Now
Who will represent the next generation of great Israeli literature? Beth Kissileff tracks down an octet of writers to watch for now — and years to come.Read More



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