David Shulman

David Shulman is the author of Tamil: A Biography, among other books. He is a Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was awarded the Israel Prize for Religious Studies in 2016. He is a longtime activist with Ta’ayush, the Arab–Jewish Partnership, in the occupied Palestinian territories. (May 2024)

Buddhist Baedekers

Buddhist Baedekers

Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism

by Eric Huntington

Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment

an exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, April 27–August 18, 2019; and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, January 17–April 19, 2020

March 26, 2020 issue

Waiting for the Perfect Word

Waiting for the Perfect Word

Journeys: A Poet’s Diary

by A.K. Ramanujan, edited by Krishna Ramanujan and Guillermo Rodríguez

The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems

edited and translated from the Tamil by A.K. Ramanujan

September 26, 2019 issue

Israel’s Irrational Rationality

Israel’s Irrational Rationality

The country I came to live in fifty years ago was utterly unlike the one I live in today.

The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East

by Guy Laron

The Only Language They Understand: Forcing Compromise in Israel and Palestine

by Nathan Thrall

In Search of Modern Palestinian Nationhood

by Matti Steinberg

Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman

A Half Century of Occupation: Israel, Palestine, and the World’s Most Intractable Conflict

by Gershon Shafir

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June 22, 2017 issue

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