Netanyahu backs away from Western Wall deal

Netanyahu backs away from Western Wall deal

Bibi blinks: Netanyahu backs away from Western Wall prayer deal – The Forward 27.03.16 Under intense pressure from his ultra-Orthodox coalition partners, Netanyahu now says ‘several difficulties arose’ with the painstakingly-negotiated deal and that new talks will be...
The Jewish translator of Elena Ferrante, Primo Levi

The Jewish translator of Elena Ferrante, Primo Levi

A novel look at the Jewish translator of Italian bestsellers – Erica Brody – The Times of Israel 26.03.16 New Yorker editor Ann Goldstein is gaining a growing reputation for her English editions of popular Elena Ferrante and Primo Levi works. Long before finding fame,...
Poll – Israelis have had enough of Netanyahu

Poll – Israelis have had enough of Netanyahu

Israelis have had enough of Netanyahu, poll shows – Yossi Verter – Haaretz 26.03.16 IDF chief Gadi Eisenkot, President Reuven Rivlin and Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein are Israel’s most popular public figures, Haaretz poll shows. Read article...
Roman Vishniac – a great of 20thC photography

Roman Vishniac – a great of 20thC photography

Exhibit shows new works by iconic photographer who immortalised pre-WWII Jewry – The Times of Israel 27.03.16 Roman Vishniac retrospective at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum includes never-before-seen footage of 1939 Poland. Through his photos, Vishniac...