Etgar Keret

Etgar Keret is a Tel Aviv-based filmmaker and fiction writer. He writes a regular column from Israel for Tablet.

Call and Response

Being polite to telemarketers can land you in the grave

Fat Cats

Ehud Olmert, like the author’s son, believes in the feline defense: ‘I’m a cat, not a regular person, and the rules don’t apply to me’

Defender of the People

Sniffing out anti-Semitism, overt and imagined, takes its toll on an Israeli visiting Europe

Bombs Away

With a nuclear threat from Iran hovering, a Tel Aviv family dispenses with housekeeping

Swede Dreams

In Sweden for Rosh Hashanah, the author does PR for Yom Kippur

Requiem for a Dream

An Israeli nightmare about rootlessness leads to financial ruin

Throwdown at the Playground

Mamas who don’t want their babies to grow up to be soldiers

Labor Pains

Ehud Barak led Israel’s Labor Party to irrelevance. Can anyone revive it?

Just Another Sinner

A writer’s best hope is to articulate woe and avoid killing too many frogs

Home Base

My best friend’s really stupid idea

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