Category Archives: Jewish Books

Memoir and Family Redemption

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April 1, 2005

David Biale Amos Oz, A Tale of Love and Darkness. trans. Nicholas de Lange. New York: Harcourt, 2004. 544 pp. EVERY WRITER OF fiction mines to one extent or another his or her own life, turning reality into food for the imagination. But when a writer turns to his own biography, he can do the More »

A Drawerful of Voices

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April 1, 2005

Rachel Kadish
Reflecting on the impact of Bernard Malamud’s book, The Natural on Jewish identity and sense of self as a Jewish writer. More »

Discussion Guide – Jewish Books

April 1, 2005

1. Is knowledge of Hebrew essential to be a literate Jew?
2. What makes a book Jewish?
3. In what way does the reading of Jewish books influence your sense of self ? that is, your Jewish identity?
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