November 2013

Riding Leviathan: A New Wave of Israeli Science Fiction and Fantasy

“Rabbinic conspiracies, Leviathan-riding heroines, a top-secret Israel Defense Forces demon-hunting unit, ghosts and amnesiacs, a gay messiah—all these can be …


Yossi Klein Halevi’s Like Dreamers

Yossi Klein Halevi’s Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation is an …


A Portrait of the Artist as a False Messiah

An obsessive endeavor, regarded by most as utterly pointless.  Yet the practitioner is convinced, against all reason, that he will …