From Etgar Keret to a Lovelorn Student in Dimona, Tales of the Book-Obsessed

Israel Story, Episode 3: How Yiddish books, ancient texts, and even a collection of stories make people all kinds of crazy

Alex Karpovsky: Not Just That Guy From ‘Girls’

The actor talks writing, directing, and why he loves listening to books on tape

Etgar Keret Tells Sayed Kashua a Story

Read the two writers’ correspondence about this summer’s war in Gaza

Etgar Keret on the Language of the Gaza War

The Israeli novelist says we should use the word ‘compromise,’ not ‘peace’

In Jerusalem, The Show Must Go On

New Israeli films and the occasional siren at the Jerusalem Film Festival

Literary Festival Draws Crowds, Stirs Drama

This week’s International Writers Festival in Jerusalem

Etgar Keret’s Advice For Writing (and Life)

The Israeli author gets real with Tavi Gevinson’s Rookie magazine

‘Fungus’: Who’s to Blame When Bad Things Happen to Good Characters?

When authors write stories, they play God. The results can be devastating.

Amos Oz, 74 Years Old and a National Treasure, Still Dreams of Life on the Kibbutz

In a wide-ranging conversation, Israel’s greatest novelist talks about working the land, making art, and Natalie Portman

Read Etgar Keret’s First Short Story

The Israeli writer publishes his maiden story on Facebook, 26 years later

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