Culture

The new (literary) engagement with Israel

Is American Jewry estranged from Israel? Recent novels by Krauss, Safran Foer, and Englander prove just the opposite Nathan Englander’s latest novel, Dinner at the Center of the Earth (2017) culminated in a romantic union. The lovers in the novel, an Israeli Jew and a Palestinian Muslim, are forced to hold their assignation in an underground tunnel beneath the Gaza…
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