Elias Khoury’s novelization of 1948 makes up more than just its characters and plot. Does it matter?
The untold story of how a group of Jewish WWII veterans met tragic ends in Israel’s early days
An ace fighter pilot and friend to presidents who served with U.S. forces in WWII, fought with Israel in ’48, and retired as a high school teacher in Miami
How the technique of chancing upon a passage in a Torah scroll or printed Pentateuch came to be a staple of fortune tellers
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