A fascinating, well researched, and very ambitious effort. The story captures the immense wealth, of Babylon a long with world building grounded in history.
A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz is an autobiography, about the author’s childhood in Jerusalem and his teenage years in Kibbutz Hulda
Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva is the 22nd book in the Gabriel Allon series, where the retired Israeli spy is investigating an art forgery ring
For such a relatively short book, about a wide subject, it contains a wealth of knowledge. There is a lot of insight, accurate research, and knowledge
The Israel/Palestine conflict, of course, can fill hundreds of books, but it goes to show the gray moral ambiguity of all the characters.
Bella Cohen Spewack was a journalist, screenwriter and playwright. Together with her husband, Samuel Spewack, she wrote many beloved films and plays.
I think most can agree that history is nuanced, Hollywood and Israel: A History by Anthony Shaw and Giora takes great effort to drive that point home
Beyond Grapes by Yacov Morad is very creative and unique, as far as I know. The recipes seem easy to follow, as well as delicious.
An interesting piece of the Cold War, an espionage/cautionary tale of what happens when grey people living in a grey world start believing their own lies
The novel does have its insane parts. A cat with a gun, naked witches, and trickery. From the insanity to a tender narrative of the fate of Judas, and Margarita