The National Jewish Book Awards have selected Francine Klagsbrun’s “Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel” as 2017’s most notable Jewish book.
Even Philip Roth, who was friendly with Appelfeld, mistyped him as a “dislocated writer, a deported writer, a dispossessed and uprooted writer.”
During WWII, he became a forger. With red crayons and black ink, he shaved years off the lives of French children.
“Spoiler: Weiner’s novel turns on a twist, though if you know his work, the unexpected conclusion actually turns out to be a predictable one.”
The story of the Greens is a cautionary tale about big money attempting to muscle an intellectual culture into submission and also a slapstick comedy.13
Translator Jessica Cohen shared the Man Booker International Prize with David Grossman for her translation of his novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar.”
The study of Jewish history had two goals: To create an objective picture of the Jewish past and to defend the Jewish people from anti-Semitic libels.
The special issue of the Journal of Jewish languages explores the impact of the pioneering sociolinguist’s work.
“In the coming decades, more Americans will be forced to adapt in larger, stranger ways to an increasingly hostile environment.”
Kayla Moore’s smile and her intonation, are also, frankly, nods to a certain strain of Christianity.17
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