Amos Oz and his daughter Fania Oz-Salzberger are avowed secularists. But in their new book, they wrestle with the age-old question: ‘Who is a Jew?’
Whether you prefer your poems timely or unbound from any particular political moment, we’ve picked some that will refresh your sense of syntax.
“This past year a special person helped me connect to my Judaism in a new way, beyond bagels and sample sales and crushing guilt.”
Readers are being introduced or reintroduced to pooet Yehuda Amichai’s work in a new collection edited by Robert Alter. Benjamin Ivry takes the opportunity to explain what Amichai meant to Israel and the world of poetry at large.
Crossposted from Haaretz