- How Playboy Came to Israel – The Arty Semite – Forward.com
- Playboy's First Hebrew Issue Hits Newsstands in Israel – Forward.com
- Hugh Hefner, “I’m proud to see Playboy Israel embark on its mission to play an important role in strengthening freedom of speech, freedom of choice and freedom of the press,” Hefner said in the message during a launch party in Tel Aviv, according to the Post.
- My Son, the Pornographer - by Josh Lambert - Tablet Magazine – Jewish News and Politics, Jewish Arts and Culture, Jewish Life and Religion
By the 1960s, Playboy and its founder had become household names. But while Hugh Hefner was out making his brand synonymous with the good life, a team of Jewish editors made his magazine one of the liveliest, sexiest, and most progressive reads around.