Aleppo, your stories will come back to my ears, like a child who sits on his grandmother’s knees
Even when they had reached the borders of the Promised Land, after 40 years in the desert, all the Children of Israel wanted was to go back to Egypt. In Erez Biton’s poem, the immigrant from Algeria and his son fail to build a home in Israel. Independence Day is also the tale of theהמשך לקרוא "What we left behind in Egypt: Mizrahi thoughts on Israel"
There is a ceaseless movement of Israeli culture — and the diaspora experience is just waking up and testing its global limits. By Mati Shemoelof – First published on 972magazine BERLIN — There is no such thing as “Hebrew literature written outside Israel” because the definition of “outside Israel” cannot address art in general orהמשך לקרוא "The diaspora is an integral part of Hebrew literature"