‘The City of Light’ Describes Theodore Bikel’s Vienna Childhood
For folk singer and actor Theodore Bikel, who died in 2015, Vienna was the City of Lights, and a new children's book details his childhood in Austria's capital.
Excerpt: Ribalow Prize-Winner ‘The Last Watchman of Old Cairo’
My father told me stories about the long line of al-Raqb men who had, for nearly a thousand years, served as watchmen of the Ibn Ezra Synagogue.
An Israeli Agent Plots Revenge in ‘Last Instructions’
Israeli Agent 10483 just woke up after a 10-year coma, and in Nir Hezroni's latest thriller, he is coming after the Mossad-like secret organization that betrayed him.
Anne Frank and Hannah Arendt Get Graphic Novel Treatment
Readers are invited into two brightly entertaining novels, and once engrossed, the door quietly closes and traps them in stories of gravity that can’t be put down.