In Exile: Portraits of the Jewish Diaspora, Annika Hernroth-Rothstein draws on her travels to some of the world’s more obscure Jewish communities, from Finland to Cuba to Iran, to paint loving but not uncritical portraits of Jews who are often fiercely committed to preserving their local heritage, despite varied but grave roadblocks. Devorah Goldman, in her review, explores the question at the heart of the book:
When Is It Time for the Jews to Leave?
Israel’s New Government Flies in the Face of the Country’s Western Critics
Commenting on the recent swearing-in of the new governing coalition in Jerusalem, Shany Mor writes: