Israel at 70: The Bonus Book List

Last week we asked 70 leading Israeli and American thinkers to recommend the best books about Israel. Here are some fascinating and quirky outtakes.

Books to Celebrate Israel at 70

We asked 70 leading Israeli and American thinkers to recommend the best books about Israel. Here are their top choices.

Postcards from the Shoah

Amy Newman Smith

Stamps and the paper they traveled on create a historical record of the Holocaust, capturing, for instance, “the exact historical moment when one person reached out in desperation to another."

Shababshubap

Shai Secunda

Black hat chic: Shai Secunda's review of Shababnikim, the new television show about cool yeshiva students.