Stuart Schoffman is a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. From 1990 to 2007, he was a columnist for the Jerusalem Report, and he now writes about politics and culture for a variety of Jewish publications in the United States. His translations of Hebrew literature include books by the Israeli authors A.B. Yehoshua, David Grossman, and Meir Shalev. Before moving to Israel in 1988, he worked as a writer for Time magazine and as a Hollywood screenwriter.