Beth Kissileff


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

By Beth Kissileff

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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


Granta Magazine Launches Israeli Edition

By Beth Kissileff

Granta Magazine Launches Israeli Edition
Israel is known for all kinds of things — a burgeoning local food scene, TV series like “Homeland” and “In Treatment,” and high tech companies like Waze. Now, with the launch of Granta Israel, a Hebrew edition of the prestigious magazine started by Cambridge University students in 1889, Israel is officially an international literary powerhouse.Read More



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