Plague of the First Born

A short story for Passover by Etgar Keret

Left and Right, Secular and Religious, Brought Together by Bible Study

Israelis from across the political and religious spectrum join a national conversation about the Tanakh, on the website 929

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.

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