Host Marcela Sulak reads from Aharon Shabtai’s poem ‘Our Land,’ which features a kind of ‘afterlife’ Tel Aviv.
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Host Marcela Sulak looks at the poetry of Shin Shifra, which is steeped in Orthodox religious practice but also portrays a feminine and feminist focus.
As Christians all over the world celebrate Christmas Eve tonight, we travel to the Galilee region of Israel through the eyes of the novelist Anton Shammas.
From dreidels to doughnuts, host Marcela Sulak explains the holiday’s traditions, and then lets the historian Josephus tell the story in his own words.
Never one to shy away from controversy, Tel Aviv-born Yona Wallach made an astonishing impact on Hebrew literature during her short life.
Hear an excerpt from Kashua’s novel ‘Second Person Singular,’ which examines the identity of Arab Israelis who have assimilated into mainstream Israeli culture.
Marcela Sulak introduces us to Benjamin Tammuz’s short story ‘The Swimming Race,’ which appears in the anthology ’50 Stories from Israel.’