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The Israeli Novel That’s Hard to Believe Was Ever Taught in Schools
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It’s Hard to Believe This Novel Was Ever Taught in Israeli Schools

By On December 18, 2014

The conscientious literature of conflict is a modernist genre: novels like All Quiet on the Western Front privilege the individual’s psychic experience of war over the distant, glorious narrative of a nation’s… Read More

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Kosher Pajamas and Cosmetic Surgery in Ritzy Tel Aviv

By On November 7, 2013

What do cosmetic shoulder blade surgery, flak jackets made of spider silk, high-end shopping sprees as a stage of grief, and The Twilight Zone‘s Rod Serling have in common? Nothing, perhaps, but their convergence in Textile,… Read More

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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

By On April 9, 2013

An armed man forces his way into the house of a man named Etgar Keret. He orders Keret, “Tell me a story.” But before Keret can rattle something off, there’s a knock at… Read More