Allan Silburt will review
The Blessing and the Curse: Jewish People and Their Books in the Twentieth Century
by Adam Kirsch
An erudite and accessible survey of Jewish life and culture in the twentieth century, as reflected in seminal texts.....
Kirsch surveys four themes that shaped the twentieth century in Jewish literature and culture: Europe, America, Israel, and the endeavor to reimagine Judaism as a modern faith. (Penguin Random House Canada)
Sponsor: Temple Israel