Posts tagged with ‘Israel’

Only Yesterday by S.Y. Agnon

S.Y. Agnon is apparently a key figure in Israeli literature, and Only Yesterday is very much a novel about Israel. But it is my book from Ukraine for the Read The World challenge. My reasons for assigning the book to Ukraine were basically pragmatic — there wasn’t an alternative from Ukraine which sprang out at me, and […]


BBC NEWS | Middle East | Papers alter Israel cabinet photo 'Two ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspapers have altered a photo of Israel's new cabinet, removing two female ministers… Yated Neeman newspaper digitally changed the picture by replacing them with two men.' Um, what? ( tags: Israel religion newspapers )