“Nemesis is unlike anything that Philip Roth has ever written. Humor is an absence and God a presence.” Today we are re-reading Michael Kimmage’s review of Philip Roth’s last novel, Nemesis.
There is a legend that Prague’s Altneuschul was built on a foundation of stones from the ancient Temple in Jerusalem.
At age 97, Herman Wouk returns to Moses and goes postmodern.
In 1902 Abraham Harkavy published two previously unknown psalms and parts of two others from a manuscript in the Cairo Geniza. They may date back to the Second Temple.
Two new books, different in tone but matched in caliber, show Israelis making their way as best they can in America and in life.