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Israel in Translation

By TLV1 Radio

Exploring Israeli literature in English translation. Host Marcela Sulak takes you through Israel’s literary countryside, cityscapes, and psychological terrain, and the lives of the people who create it.

  1. 1.
    Mendele Mokher Seforim's “What is Chanukah?”12/05/2018
    12:02
  2. 2.
    Bernstein's Loveliest Love Poetry11/28/2018
    8:49
  3. 3.
    On Writing the Fantastic: Part 211/21/2018
    8:14
  4. 4.
    On Writing the Fantastic: Part 111/14/2018
    8:12
  5. 5.
    The Eco-Poetry of Sabina Messeg11/08/2018
    6:15
  6. 6.
    I am Dareen Tatour10/31/2018
    9:51
  7. 7.
    The Short Shorts of Alex Epstein10/24/2018
    5:46
  8. 8.
    Dinner with Joachim10/17/2018
    10:45
  1. 9.
    Simple, True, and Authentic: The Poetry of Mordechai Geldman10/10/2018
    6:36
  2. 10.
    Farewell to the Alexandrian Summer10/03/2018
    8:51
  3. 11.
    I, Kohelet, Son of David, King in Jerusalem09/26/2018
    7:57
  4. 12.
    A Story for Yom Kippur by S. Y. Agnon09/19/2018
    6:32
  5. 13.
    Poems for These Days of Repentance09/12/2018
    6:25
  6. 14.
    Poems of Isaac for Rosh Hashanah 577909/05/2018
    8:54
  7. 15.
    Learning Through Translation08/29/2018
    10:41
  8. 16.
    Helawy's “R.A. Looks for His Eyes”08/22/2018
    6:28
  9. 17.
    The Poet Who Longed for the Future: David Avidan08/08/2018
    10:40
  10. 18.
    Giving Voice to Those Traditionally Left Out: Roy Hasan08/01/2018
    8:54
  11. 19.
    Bringing Innovation to Hebrew Poetry Since the 1950s: Natan Zach07/25/2018
    6:22
  12. 20.
    “I'm the Mizrahi”: Adi Keissar's New Wave of Mizrahi Poetry07/18/2018
    12:13
  13. 21.
    The Poetic Translations of Peter Cole07/11/2018
    7:59
  14. 22.
    Asenath Barzani: The First Known Woman Rabbi07/04/2018
    7:23
  15. 23.
    “Some Day”: Shemi Zarhin's Best-Selling Novel06/27/2018
    7:36
  16. 24.
    A Digital Window into Gaza: Mosab's Facebook Poetry06/20/2018
    7:47
  17. 25.
    Petty Business: A Tale of Two Families in 1980s Israel06/13/2018
    9:25
  18. 26.
    The Meaning of Home: Poems by Sheikha Helawy06/06/2018
    6:16
  19. 27.
    The Peculiar Case of the Cursed Sabakh Diamond05/30/2018
    7:26
  20. 28.
    If You Awaken Love: A Novel by Emuna Elon05/23/2018
    7:03
  21. 29.
    Your ID, Haji: Preparations for Ramadan05/16/2018
    7:14
  22. 30.
    If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir by Ilana Kurshan05/09/2018
    5:59
  23. 31.
    The Words of Aouni Sbeit from David Grossman's “Sleeping on a Wire”05/02/2018
    7:28
  24. 32.
    A Night to Remember on the Road to Independence04/25/2018
    8:45
  25. 33.
    Past Euphoria, Towards Wisdom: Amos Oz’s “The Meaning of Homeland”04/18/2018
    6:18
  26. 34.
    Poems of Holocaust Remembrance04/11/2018
    7:06
  27. 35.
    Bereavement: Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff and “To Die a Modern Death”04/04/2018
    8:18
  28. 36.
    The Day Before Passover: S.Y. Agnon’s “The Home”03/28/2018
    9:23
  29. 37.
    Egypt, Interbellum: Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff's "Jacob's Ladder"03/21/2018
    8:59
  30. 38.
    Neighborhoods: Mahmoud Shukair's "Jerusalem Stands Alone"03/15/2018
    9:58
  31. 39.
    “A Bride for One Night”: A Talmudic Tale by Ruth Calderon02/28/2018
    10:21
  32. 40.
    An Elegant Professor: Ruby Namdar’s "The Ruined House"02/21/2018
    7:42
  33. 41.
    Travels Through Language: The Poetry of the Jerusalem Light Rail02/14/2018
    5:52
  34. 42.
    I Live in an Old Book: Poems by Haim Gouri02/07/2018
    10:35
  35. 43.
    For the Sake of the Homeland: Nava Semel's "Paper Bride"01/31/2018
    9:00
  36. 44.
    A Translator Poet: Peter Cole's "Hymns and Qualms"01/24/2018
    9:47
  37. 45.
    And The Rat Laughed: Remembering Writer Nava Semel01/17/2018
    10:05
  38. 46.
    In Memory of a Master: Aharon Appelfeld's "The Story of a Life"01/10/2018
    12:28
  39. 47.
    Tale of Two Friends: "Bliss" by Ronit Matalon01/03/2018
    13:01
  40. 48.
    An Infusion of Religious, Secular, and Sensual Registers: Poems by Esther Ettinger12/28/2017
    6:53
  41. 49.
    The Woman from Nazareth: Dan Banaya-Seri's “Birds of the Shade”12/20/2017
    9:41
  42. 50.
    A Hanukkah Story: Etgar Keret’s “Childish Things”12/13/2017
    8:11
  43. 51.
    Life is a Dance: “The Dancer” by Yehudit Hendel12/06/2017
    10:14
  44. 52.
    In Transit: Poems by Tuvia Ruebner11/29/2017
    10:37
  45. 53.
    Immigration Anxiety: Tamar Merin's “What Are You Looking At?”11/22/2017
    7:48
  46. 54.
    Between Legend and Reality: the Poems of Sharon Hass11/15/2017
    6:11
  47. 55.
    Next Door Neighbor: Eshkol Nevo’s "Three Floors Up"11/08/2017
    9:02
  48. 56.
    Translator Interview Series: Michael Kramer11/01/2017
    22:47
  49. 57.
    Outside Looking In: Ya’ara Shehori's "Aquarium"10/18/2017
    5:36
  50. 58.
    New Beginnings: Poetry for the High Holidays10/11/2017
    4:50
  51. 59.
    "Swede Dreams" are Made of This10/04/2017
    5:47
  52. 60.
    Special: Children's Book Recommendations09/27/2017
    2:08
  53. 61.
    Fear and Glory: Rosh Hashanah's "Unetanneh Tokef"09/20/2017
    5:51
  54. 62.
    Symbol and Struggle: Poetry from Eli Eliahu09/13/2017
    7:35
  55. 63.
    From A to Z and Everything in Between: "Letters" Poetry09/06/2017
    8:21
  56. 64.
    Humanity, Frail and Flawed: A Poem of Repentance08/30/2017
    7:24
  57. 65.
    The Other World in "The World of the End"08/23/2017
    8:50
  58. 66.
    Roy "Chicky" Arad's Music and Political Poetry08/16/2017
    9:03
  59. 67.
    Studies in Possibility and Details of Reality: Adi Sorek08/09/2017
    9:35
  60. 68.
    Yehezkel Kedmi's "My People, Knowledge, and Me"08/02/2017
    6:58
  61. 69.
    Nothing But the Truth: Yael Dayan's "Transitions"07/26/2017
    7:13
  62. 70.
    "We Don't Exist in Gaza" and Other Poems07/19/2017
    5:17
  63. 71.
    Flash Fables: Daniel Oz's "Further Up The Path"07/12/2017
    6:51
  64. 72.
    There's No Place Like Home: Eshkol Nevo's "Homesick"07/05/2017
    8:04
  65. 73.
    History Made Modern: A Folktale from S.Y. Agnon06/28/2017
    7:28
  66. 74.
    A Fairy Tale: Emile Habibi’s "Saraya, The Ogre’s Daughter"06/21/2017
    10:31
  67. 75.
    Power, Politics, and Poetry from Meir Wieseltier06/14/2017
    7:16
  68. 76.
    Your ID, Haji: Preparations for Ramadan06/07/2017
    7:16
  69. 77.
    Marking Shavuot With Michal Govrin's "The Name"05/31/2017
    5:55
  70. 78.
    Blacklisted Love: Dorit Rabinyan's "All the Rivers"05/24/2017
    8:58
  71. 79.
    A Melodious Pair: Batsheva Dori-Carlier and Umm Kulthum05/17/2017
    8:23
  72. 80.
    Israeli Poetry's Brightest Flame05/10/2017
    6:55
  73. 81.
    A Night to Remember on the Road to Independence05/03/2017
    9:03
  74. 82.
    Sitting With Strangeness: A Conversation With Adriana X. Jacobs04/26/2017
    20:04
  75. 83.
    Bilingual Pen Friends, Translation Amiss04/19/2017
    8:35
  76. 84.
    Tradition Distorted: S.Y. Agnon's Passover Tale04/12/2017
    8:34
  77. 85.
    Straight from the Source: Amalia Sulak’s Young Reader Recs04/06/2017
    3:42
  78. 86.
    Take This Poem and Copy It04/05/2017
    7:42
  79. 87.
    The Story of Abu Tor03/29/2017
    7:11
  80. 88.
    Hagit Grossman and Disposition of City Ladies03/22/2017
    7:19
  81. 89.
    "Reckless Love": Poems by Raquel Chalfi03/15/2017
    6:54
  82. 90.
    The Guardian State03/08/2017
    12:31
  83. 91.
    Girl From the Slums03/01/2017
    10:35
  84. 92.
    "The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist"02/22/2017
    9:41
  85. 93.
    Writing on the walls of Musrara02/15/2017
    9:02
  86. 94.
    The fig tree with gnats: A short story by Avner Shats02/08/2017
    8:09
  87. 95.
    At the End of Sleep, between worlds02/01/2017
    6:17
  88. 96.
    Ibn Gabirol, Vulture in a Cage01/25/2017
    8:28
  89. 97.
    On childhood to parenting, through space and time01/18/2017
    9:21
  90. 98.
    Traveling in psalms with Yonatan Berg01/11/2017
    9:22
  91. 99.
    Revisiting Yoram Kaniuk, Between Life and Death01/04/2017
    8:19
  92. 100.
    Where Jesus walked, told through 'Arabesques'12/28/2016
    8:18
  93. 101.
    Brimming with kisses: Poetry by Hadas Gilad12/21/2016
    6:35
  94. 102.
    In the dim wine cellar: Poems by Tamir Greenberg12/14/2016
    6:45
  95. 103.
    Raise the roof12/07/2016
    7:53
  96. 104.
    "At the edge of a thick forest"11/30/2016
    7:53
  97. 105.
    Life on the kibbutz: A memoir by Yael Neeman11/23/2016
    9:06
  98. 106.
    Yoram Kaniuk and Clara's beautiful life11/16/2016
    8:02
  99. 107.
    "A single big refugee camp"11/09/2016
    7:12
  100. 108.
    Yudit Shahar, poet of the Israeli working class11/02/2016
    7:59
  101. 109.
    "Palestine first": The resistance poetry of Samih al-Qasim10/26/2016
    11:11
  102. 110.
    Poems of praise from Medieval Spain10/19/2016
    8:56
  103. 111.
    On Yom Kippur in tennis shoes10/12/2016
    8:09
  104. 112.
    Poems for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur10/05/2016
    8:49
  105. 113.
    Hava Pinhas-Cohen: Poems for the month of Elul09/28/2016
    7:05
  106. 114.
    Mahmoud Darwish and the song of the oud09/21/2016
    8:46
  107. 115.
    Women's Hebrew Poetry on American Shores09/14/2016
    8:19
  108. 116.
    The wisdom of Meir Wieseltier09/08/2016
    7:28
  109. 117.
    Stories not swords in "The Secret Book of Kings"08/31/2016
    4:59
  110. 118.
    The true story of a made-up Mossad operative08/24/2016
    7:31
  111. 119.
    Mosquito: Roy Chen's mini-metamorphosis08/17/2016
    10:16
  112. 120.
    Buczacz: A city in its fullness08/10/2016
    8:43
  113. 121.
    Shai Agnon's "Book of the State"08/03/2016
    7:40
  114. 122.
    "Did you pack it yourself?"07/27/2016
    6:46
  115. 123.
    Tahel Frosh and the Mountains of Spain07/20/2016
    7:35
  116. 124.
    Death of a Monk: Retelling the Damascus Affair07/14/2016
    7:19
  117. 125.
    The voices of snipers on the Israel Defense Forces radio station07/06/2016
    6:38
  118. 126.
    One Night, Markovitch06/22/2016
    8:10
  119. 127.
    One Night, Markovitch06/22/2016
    8:10
  120. 128.
    Waking Lions: A story of secrets and extortion06/15/2016
    7:43
  121. 129.
    Waking Lions: A story of secrets and extortion06/15/2016
    7:43
  122. 130.
    The true story of a made-up Mossad operative06/08/2016
    7:31
  123. 131.
    Dolly City, where Kafka meets Tel Aviv06/01/2016
    6:48
  124. 132.
    Dolly City, where Kafka meets Tel Aviv06/01/2016
    6:48
  125. 133.
    "Dear Perverts": The poetry of Hezy Leskly05/25/2016
    9:03
  126. 134.
    "Dear Perverts": The poetry of Hezy Leskly05/25/2016
    9:03
  127. 135.
    David Grossman's "Falling Out of Time"05/18/2016
    8:06
  128. 136.
    David Grossman's "Falling Out of Time"05/18/2016
    8:06
  129. 137.
    Poet Agi Mishol on "Holocaust, Remembrance, Independence"05/11/2016
    8:32
  130. 138.
    Poet Agi Mishol on "Holocaust, Remembrance, Independence"05/09/2016
    8:32
  131. 139.
    Poems of Holocaust Remembrance05/04/2016
    7:06
  132. 140.
    Poems of Holocaust Remembrance05/04/2016
    7:06
  133. 141.
    “Gods Change, Prayers are Here to Stay”04/27/2016
    6:40
  134. 142.
    “Gods Change, Prayers are Here to Stay”04/27/2016
    6:40
  135. 143.
    Sayed Kashua's farewell04/20/2016
    9:08
  136. 144.
    Sayed Kashua's farewell04/20/2016
    9:08
  137. 145.
    Vilna My Vilna: Chana-Merka, the Fishwife04/13/2016
    9:47
  138. 146.
    Vilna My Vilna: Chana-Merka, the Fishwife04/13/2016
    9:47
  139. 147.
    The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem04/06/2016
    8:05
  140. 148.
    The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem04/06/2016
    8:05
  141. 149.
    The Travels of the Last Benjamin of Tudela03/30/2016
    7:20
  142. 150.
    The Travels of the Last Benjamin of Tudela03/28/2016
    7:20
  143. 151.
    A perfectly modern Purim03/23/2016
    7:03
  144. 152.
    Else Lasker-Schüler's blue piano03/18/2016
    9:21
  145. 153.
    Heathcliff in Tel Aviv: A strange encounter03/09/2016
    7:45
  146. 154.
    Leaving Lebanon: Ron Leshem's "Beaufort"03/02/2016
    6:33
  147. 155.
    The sound of her steps02/24/2016
    7:54
  148. 156.
    On the silence of the Yemenites02/17/2016
    7:46
  149. 157.
    "After Arbor Day": A Tu B'Shvat story02/10/2016
    7:01
  150. 158.
    Anne Frank: 'Young and strong and living through a big adventure'02/03/2016
    7:21
  151. 159.
    The unspoken language01/27/2016
    9:04
  152. 160.
    When Death walks into your cafe, in pajamas01/21/2016
    9:06
  153. 161.
    The petit bourgeois life of Ayana Erdal01/13/2016
    5:17
  154. 162.
    Israel Pincas: Hot or cold, cloudy or clear01/06/2016
    7:17
  155. 163.
    Hagit Grossman's Palaeolithic paintings12/30/2015
    6:37
  156. 164.
    ’Our Holocaust’: A tribute to Amir Gutfreund12/23/2015
    7:54
  157. 165.
    To live within the song of Natan Yonatan12/16/2015
    6:36
  158. 166.
    Counting the miracles: Hanukkah poetry special12/09/2015
    5:29
  159. 167.
    In the mood for Yoel Hoffmann12/02/2015
    6:01
  160. 168.
    Water, Fire, Earth & Ark: Elements of Salman Masalha11/25/2015
    7:17
  161. 169.
    Poetry that bridges the divide11/18/2015
    6:38
  162. 170.
    Poems and memoir: Chestnuts blooming in the fall11/11/2015
    7:50
  163. 171.
    The One Facing Us: Ronit Matalon’s family album11/04/2015
    7:58
  164. 172.
    Naim Araidi and the people of the Galilee10/28/2015
    7:27
  165. 173.
    Amira Hess and the Children of Atlantis10/21/2015
    6:14
  166. 174.
    Amira Hess and the Children of Atlantis10/21/2015
    6:14
  167. 175.
    Farewell to the Alexandrian summer10/14/2015
    8:51
  168. 176.
    Farewell to the Alexandrian summer10/14/2015
    8:51
  169. 177.
    "Let there be light": The birth of the world through a child's eyes10/07/2015
    6:34
  170. 178.
    "Let there be light": The birth of the world through a child's eyes10/07/2015
    6:34
  171. 179.
    A visit to the 'etrogger' with S.Y. Agnon09/30/2015
    7:58
  172. 180.
    A visit to the 'etrogger' with S.Y. Agnon09/30/2015
    7:58
  173. 181.
    Eating dark earth on Yom Kippur09/22/2015
    9:02
  174. 182.
    Eating dark earth on Yom Kippur09/22/2015
    9:02
  175. 183.
    Blowers to the shofar, souls to the firing line09/16/2015
    7:04
  176. 184.
    Blowers to the shofar, souls to the firing line09/10/2015
    7:04
  177. 185.
    Free admission to Rosh Hashanah09/10/2015
    7:40
  178. 186.
    Free admission to Rosh Hashanah09/09/2015
    7:40
  179. 187.
    Ode to a golden summer vacation09/02/2015
    5:22
  180. 188.
    Ode to a golden summer vacation09/01/2015
    5:22
  181. 189.
    Yona Wallach's Hebrew "peeks through the keyhole"08/26/2015
    8:08
  182. 190.
    Rutu Modan's graphic touch08/20/2015
    6:35
  183. 191.
    Rutu Modan's graphic touch08/20/2015
    6:35
  184. 192.
    Icarus learns to fly08/12/2015
    8:02
  185. 193.
    Icarus learns to fly08/12/2015
    8:02
  186. 194.
    Death of a Soviet space dog08/05/2015
    7:09
  187. 195.
    Death of a Soviet space dog08/05/2015
    7:09
  188. 196.
    Painting within writing07/28/2015
    7:06
  189. 197.
    A. B. Yehoshua's green seas and yellow continents07/22/2015
    8:20
  190. 198.
    A. B. Yehoshua's green seas and yellow continents07/22/2015
    8:20
  191. 199.
    Nurit Zarchi's baby blues07/15/2015
    7:08
  192. 200.
    "The Seven Good Years" Part II: Bombs away07/08/2015
    8:04

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