Yael Dayan’s memoir, “Transitions: Close Up,” translated by Maya Klein, is about losses and regrets, with fine focus on the detailed physical world.
Today’s episode is about Israel’s impact on a particular literary endeavor in Gaza and features works from a young, talented poet in Gaza.
Daniel Oz’s collection of flash fables, “Further Up the Path,” are charming for the way they make the familiar strange and the strange familiar.
Eshkol Nevo’s first novel, “Homesick,” is the engrossing, interwoven story of an apartment community, told from multiple perspectives.
Nobel Prize laureate S.Y. Agnon wrote his first novella over 100 years ago, but it still bears lessons for us in the modern era.
Host Marcela Sulak reads three excerpts from Emile Habibi’s gorgeous novel “Saraya, The Ogre’s Daughter: A Palestinian Fairy Tale.”
Marcela Sulak reads two pieces from award-winning poet Meir Wieseltier’s powerful collection “The Flower of Anarchy.”
Marcela Sulak reads her graduate student Iman Jmal’s story about preparing a Ramadan meal and a forgotten ID card.
To commemorate Shavuot, host Marcela Sulak reads from Israeli author Michal Govrin’s novel “The Name.”
Host Marcela Sulak reads from Rabinyan’s banned, bestselling novel about Jewish-Palestinian love.
On today's @PromisedPodcast: Should David Grossman turn down the prestigious Israel Prize? Should one accept a State Prize after they’ve ceased to prize the State (or, at least, its leaders)?
In choosing a new leader, will Meretz change the direction, and the fate, of Israel’s left? The @PromisedPodcast discusses the party's upcoming primary election.
It’s nearly Purim, so join @kolcambridge as we get in the mood for the party of the year and celebrate the Jewish salvation from the might of the Persian Empire!