Left-wing author AB Yehoshua agrees with
A. B. Yehoshua
Jewish Telegraphic AgencyLeft-wing author AB Yehoshua agrees with Naftali Bennett's West Bank planJewish Telegraphic AgencyIsraeli writer A.B. Yehoshua at a writers conference in Jerusalem, Feb. 7, 2013. (Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images). (JTA) — For years, left-wing Israeli author A.B. Yehoshua has been fighting for a Palestinian state. For years, right-wing Israeli ...and more »
Posted on 20 December 2016 | 10:00 am
Amos Oz: By the Book - New York Times
New York TimesAmos Oz: By the BookNew York TimesWhat books are currently on your night stand? A few weeks ago a beloved friend and colleague, the Israeli novelist A. B. Yehoshua lost his wife to an illness. Rivka Yehoshua was a leading psychoanalyst, and both of them were close friends for more than ...
Posted on 23 November 2016 | 3:18 pm
AB Yehoshua's 'The Extra' Pits the Secular
New York TimesAB Yehoshua's 'The Extra' Pits the Secular Against the Ultra-OrthodoxNew York TimesNoga, a 42-year-old professional harpist and the headstrong, elliptical heroine of A. B. Yehoshua's new novel, “The Extra,” doesn't want children. Nine years earlier that refusal led to her divorce, and since then she has left Israel for a job with a ...
Posted on 29 June 2016 | 7:09 am
AB Yehoshua: By the Book - New York Times
New York TimesAB Yehoshua: By the BookNew York TimesThe novelist, playwright and author, most recently, of “The Extra,” avoids suspense and sci-fi: “Very possibly I am missing out on important genres. But it's too late to change my conservatism.” What books are currently on your night stand? It may come ...and more »
Posted on 16 June 2016 | 8:20 am
'The Best Place on Earth,' by Ayelet Tsabari
New York Times'The Best Place on Earth,' by Ayelet TsabariNew York TimesAyelet Tsabari's first collection of short stories shows what it's like to be both Jewish and Arab in Israel. Chances are you live in an iffy neighborhood and European Jews look down on you. Bombings, military service and Scud missiles intrude. You'll ...
Posted on 25 March 2016 | 8:00 am
Larry King Is In Israel
A. B. Yehoshua
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will be present as well, leading a talk with acclaimed Jewish writer A.B. Yehoshua. Today, King posted to his Facebook account a photo of himself in front of Tel Aviv Beach, with the caption, “Is there anything better than ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:42 am
Hebrew word of the week: Nitsevet
Recently A.B. Yehoshua, a well-known Israeli writer, published a novel titled “Nitsevet,” translated as “The Extra” in English. The word nitsevet seems somewhat obscure to many Hebrew speakers because it is not commonly used (hence the correct ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Larry King pays a royal visit to Israel for
President Reuven Rivlin will also attend the event, and will be hosting a discussion with writer A.B. Yehoshua. King is famous for hosting the daily interview program Larry King Live for 25 years. He retired his program in 2010, and subsequently founded a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:15 pm
Jews Against Themselves, by Edward Alexander
With careful scrutiny and withering scorn he explores the fulminations of Amos Oz, David Grossman and A.B. Yehoshua, among others, who have relentlessly and publicly deplored their country’s perceived moral transgressions. Alexander understands that the ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 12:40 am
A. B. Yehoshua’s green seas and yellow
Host Marcela Sulak today reads from A. B. Yehoshua’s novel A Journey to the End of the Millennium. Set in the year 999, it follows a Jewish merchant from Tangiers on his annual voyage to Europe to secure and expand his trade: “And so in these ...
Posted on 22 July 2015 | 2:08 am