What Gershom Scholem got wrong.
Will he be placed with Sholem Asch or with S.Y. Agnon?
On the Surface of Silence.
A Holocaust writer?
Private detectives, body-switching, fairies, and Jeremiah’s smartphone.
A translator reminisces.
A complex network of pipes.
A survivor, he chronicled not just the Holocaust but also anti-Semitism and its spiritual effects.
He positions himself not as a subtly ironic modernist but as a humble, heartbroken preserver of memory.
The Homer of Lod.