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Tikkun (2012) 27 (3): 49–50.
Published: 01 August 2012
... leader during the war. The novel begins with the entry of the Soviet army into Warsaw and ends with Yanosh and Eva’s imminent arrival in Australia, where, despite pressure from Zionist activists in the displaced persons camps, they have elected to go rather than risk illegal immigration to Palestine...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (2): 81.
Published: 01 April 2008
... The Dismal Science , Marglin Stephen A. , Harvard University Press , 2008 Cardinal Mahony: A Novel , Kaiser Robert Blair , Humble-bee Press , 2007 Righteous Indignation , Edited by Rose Rabbi Or N. Kaiser Jo Ellen Green Klein Margie , Jewish Lights...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (4): 81.
Published: 01 November 2008
... vent what is an obviously imminent threat, why to challenge no­ JOHN: A NOVEL tions of collective guilt such as that advocated by Alan Dershowitz’s justification for collective punishment...
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Tikkun (2012) 27 (1): 57–59.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Michael Eaude THE WARSAW ANAGRAMS by Zimler Richard Overlook Press , 2011 Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2012 I n T he W arsaw A nagrams , his eighth published novel, Richard Zimler has reached the very heart of his essential theme: the Holocaust itself...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 August 2011
... repair. To The End of the Land , his remarkable 2010 novel, tells of a journey through a family’s past, a love affair between a woman and two men, and a literal hike across the country of Israel, shot through with peaceful homes and beribboned with war zones. The novel opens in a flashback to 1967...
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Tikkun (2012) 27 (3): 42–45.
Published: 01 August 2012
... are translated (some of them for the first time) into English from their native Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, and Turkish tongues. Out of It , an engrossing, suspenseful debut novel by British Palestinian author Selma Dabbagh, explores the psychological effects of the Israeli siege, the ongoing conflict, and Palestinian...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (4): 65–66.
Published: 01 November 2010
... become visionary socialist novel that sold one mil­ the intelligentsia’s capitulation as one of the complicit in this new fatalism, writing end­ lion hardcover books to the mass public. It great tragic chapters in intellectual history. less books and articles critiquing current had authoritarian...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (2): 35–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Patricia Karlin-Neumann Moss, long an activist herself in the controversy over circumcision for Jewish ritual purposes, gives Sandy many opportunities to articulate the anti-circumcision position. The novel’s protagonist argues with rabbis and mohelim (those who perform the ritual circumcision...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (4): 61–63.
Published: 01 November 2009
... on Chabon’s childhood relationship American writers. To read any of his major with an elderly neighbor, a kind old man novels—The Mysteries o f Pittsburg, who turns out to be a former Nazi. It’s an Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures o f amazing story. But, as it turns out, most...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 74.
Published: 01 August 2016
... in store. The boundaries between genres in the art world, already under stress for half a century or more, blur and almost lose their meaning. . .. The idea of a comic novel, historically about as elusive as the “great American novel,” suddenly comes to life. A Holocaust survivor’s story by Art Spiegelman...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (1): 28–31.
Published: 01 January 2014
... have read her novels, particularly Atlas Shrugged , and many admit to being deeply influenced. It’s hard to overestimate the importance of this book in American politics. Rand’s collective writings form a common language for conservatives — the canon of a kind of secular Bible, providing the sanction...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 73.
Published: 01 August 2016
... or because he is simply unaware that subtle, rich, life- enhancing nuances really exist outside those two ends of this novel’s Jewish world: fanatic Arab-hating Israelis and the sudden desire by a totally assimilated Jew (in an unconvincing argument that reads like an essay in anthropology) to have his son...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (3): 67–68.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Buddhist poetry a step beyond matically that its original on Robert Harris’s novel The Ghost, or is the earlier, Gary Snyder tradition, in con­ meaning—the state of being Polanski making a sardonic joke at his centrating less on moments of enlighten­ literally, physically...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (3): 2.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., but rather a literary representations of crucial issues in the life or rabbinic culture. And for that culture, no issue is more troubling or compelling than that of the nature of [rabbinic] authority.” Survival, not martyrdom, is the subject of Aharon Appelfeld’s latest novel. Appelfeld has been one...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 73.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of humor and wisdom. Sayed Kashua is the Israeli Palestinian whose articles for Ha’aretz (collected in this latest book), novel Dancing Arabs , and Israeli television sitcom Arab Labor have all been directed at helping Israeli Jews understand the dilemmas of Israeli Palestinians. After the anti-Arab...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (3): 136.
Published: 01 August 2011
... tells the story of Jews locked in the Warsaw ghetto. His previous book, the highly regarded Last Kabbalist of Lisbon also had a grim setting: the lachrymose reality of the Portuguese Inquisition. Yet Zimler is not a mourner of deaths, but a champion of hope and life. His novels are at once thrillers...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (1): 63–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
... be delighted to know if any can hold a candle to Mark Helprin’s Winter’s Tale, which I found stunning in its ability to evoke myth and magic of true originality without recourse to the usual casts of fantasy novels. But this one makes a good attempt, mainly because it is rooted in genuine Jewish immigrant...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (3): 97.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Fiona M aazel’s novel is a rom p of Last Last life-affirmation in the midst of tragedy and Chance despair. The world blames Lucy Clark’s dead 1948...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (3): 81.
Published: 01 August 2009
...? Sound familiar? Well, so too is ness of the American mainstream. Tikkun much of Binnie Kirshenbaum’s latest novel, an cultural author Paul Buhle does a great job of engaging story of a woman who is as screwed up providing a sense of the breadth...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (4): 59–61.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., made his debut in The Da Vinci medieval monastic order; the Hieros Dan Brown novel, The Da Vinci Code, in Code when the French police asked him to Gamos, a pagan sex ritual; the legend of the 2006; nor has the addition of screenwriter help with a puzzling case—the murder of a Holy Grail...