About Simone Somekh

Born and raised in Turin, Italy, Simone Somekh has lived in Italy, Israel and the United States. He is currently pursuing an M.A. in Journalism and European & Mediterranean Studies at New York University. He is the author of the novel 'Grandangolo,' released in Italian in 2017.

Comic Books and the Holocaust

By April 19, 2018

A new book explores how superheroes struggled with the Shoah Read More

A Space for LGBTQ Mizrahi and Sephardi Jews

By April 11, 2018

“We’re a minority within the minority within the minority.” Read More

‘Untold Genius’

By March 21, 2018

A new mockumentary about floundering celebrities Read More

‘The Anarchist Kosher Cookbook’

By March 9, 2018

A new book of Jewish short horror stories unsettles and amuses. Read More

A Very Sexy Purim

By February 27, 2018

Welcome to ‘House of Esther’ Read More

‘Seinfeld’ and the Law

By February 23, 2018

A new blog asks— what shenanigans were legal? Read More

You Are Invited Into Idan Raichel’s Living Room

By February 14, 2018

Raichel discusses fatherhood, going solo, and fighting BDS with tea. Read More

With ‘Revival,’ Hope Through Music

By February 7, 2018

A new progressive folk group with Jewish roots Read More