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Join New York Times Jerusalem correspondent Isabel Kershner, author of “The Land of Hope and Fear: Israel’s Battle For Its Inner Soul,” for a conversation with Moment Editor Sarah Breger, about the history of the modern state and the roots of today’s divisions.
“And the Bride Closed the Door” is a broad comedy about a bride who refuses to go forward with her wedding ceremony, sowing havoc. The book captures a segment of Mizrahi society not often featured in Israeli fiction.
If All the Seas Were Ink is a memoir of a young, recently divorced American-Israeli, living in Jerusalem, whose personal struggles lead her to take on the practice of Daf Yomi, reading a page from the Talmud every day for seven years. Kurshan’s inspiring memoir about learning how to put one foot in front of the other is a winner of the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. In conversation with Moment book review editor Amy E. Schwartz.
Dorit Rabinyan is a two-time awardee of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Hebrew Literary Works. She was born in Israel to a family that emigrated from Iran. All the Rivers is the story of a romance between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, based on the author’s own experiences.
Join Moment Israel Editor Eetta Prince-Gibson for a bird’s eye view of the situation: why were these reforms brought up in the first place and why are so many Israelis against it? What does this pause in talks by the government really mean?
Why We Need to Help the Uyghur People in China NOW with Elfidar Iltebir, Elisha Wiesel, and Josh Rogin
As China’s Uyghur Muslim community continues to face persecution, including detention, forced sterilization and the deliberate erasure of their culture, what is the world doing to help?
Etgar Keret is an award-winning writer who uses a deceptively casual style for his very short, absurd, often comical stories.
Join Pnina Lahav, author of The Only Woman in the Room: Golda Meir and Her Path to Power and Moment editor-in-chief Nadine Epstein, author of RBG’s Brave and Brilliant Women: 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone, for a conversation about these two brilliant women, the challenges they faced and overcame, how their gender impacts their legacy, their mentoring styles and why they are role models for everyone.
Join Eric Alterman, author of We Are Not One: A History of America’s Fight Over Israel, for a look back at the early years of this important relationship, how support for the Jewish state has changed with each new generation of Jews in America.
With eminent translator/critic Robert Alter, we take an in-depth look at a few of Amichai’s poems and unlock the secrets of their lasting appeal.
Henry Kissinger laid the groundwork for American diplomacy in the Middle East almost 50 years ago through his efforts to end the Yom Kippur War and his “shuttle diplomacy” with Israel, Egypt and Syria.
In his new book, Master of the Game, Martin Indyk, former U.S. ambassador to Israel and special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations under President Obama, takes an in-depth look at how American diplomacy operates behind closed doors and how Kissinger’s design for Middle East peacemaking remains key to brokering peace in the region. Indyk is in conversation with former CBS News correspondent and Moment contributor Dan Raviv, coauthor of Friends in Deed: Inside the U.S.-Israel Alliance.