Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012)

The Nobel laureate and neurobiologist was 103

Mo Yan’s Jewish Interpreter

The D-student translator behind the Chinese winner of the Nobel Prize in literature

Daybreak: E.U. Passes New Sanctions on Iran

Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem

Nobel Literature Prize & Israeli Elections

What’s up? A follow-up to our round-up

Will Bob Dylan Win the Nobel Prize?

Plus the swastika comes to Twitter

Fact of the Day: Olympics Edition

The Nobel Prize/Olympic medal divide

Agnon’s First First Edition

A birthday plea for Israel’s only lit laureate

Daybreak: The Egyptian Army’ll Get Back to You

Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news

Number Theory

Elon Lindenstrauss, the first Israeli to win a Fields Medal in mathematics, brought home a prize that marks Jewish achievement in the field

Magic Keys

Promised a prized object, an aspiring writer and family friend helped Isaac Bashevis Singer’s widow sort through his possessions. But some things will always remain out of reach.

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