It is not much of an exaggeration to say that legal and judicial politics in Israel since his retirement have pivoted on competing views of Aharon Barak and his court: Was he a robust defender of human rights or a runaway judge who imposed his political preferences on a nation?
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An interview with Jessica Cohen—winner of the 2017 Man-Booker International prize for her translation of David Grossman’s Horse Walks Into a Bar—on translating Hebrew literature and jokes.
A round-up of three new and notable articles in Jewish studies.
His Jewish women may have been flat, but he’s still worth reading.
The artwork of Siona Benjamin, who says she belongs everywhere and nowhere, recombines traditional and contemporary elements in surprising ways.
Michael Kimmage's review of Philip Roth's final novel, Nemesis.
An unusual illustration of revelation from the fourteenth century Tripartite Mahzor.
An interview with David Stern on the many physical forms of the Jewish Bible, from parchment scroll to electronic tablet.
Five finalists for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature have been announced. Read our reviews now.