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  • Yoram Kaniuk, Israeli author and journalist, dies at 83

    June 12, 2013 | 10:49 am

    Yoram Kaniuk, an acclaimed author and journalist who had the designation Jewish removed from his Israeli identification card, has died.

    Kaniuk died Saturday night after fighting cancer for many years. He was 83.

    Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Kaniuk wrote 17 novels, including...

  • Kaniuk’s writerly riffs probe Israeli psyche

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 7, 2008 | 3:23 am

    Israeli novelist Yoram Kaniuk first grabbed my attention in 2006 when he wrote a series of diary entries about life in Tel Aviv during Israel's war with Lebanon.

    Kaniuk, who will be appearing at American Jewish University on Sunday as part of the second annual Celebration of...

  • In ‘Adam Resurrected,’ Jeff Goldblum reanimates controversial Shoah survivor

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 30, 2008 | 3:57 am

    In order to play the lead in "Adam Resurrected," Jeff Goldblum said he spent "months crying and crawling around on all fours."

    In the movie -- which makes its Los Angeles premiere at the AFI Film Festival and is adapted from Yoram Kaniuk's controversial 1969 novel -- Goldblum...