A new book explores the Diaspora’s perennial question.
S.Y. Agnon’s “Mistake.”
S.Y. Agnon, Solomon ibn Gabirol, and “The Sign.”
Three literary responses to one biblical book.
Will he be placed with Sholem Asch or with S.Y. Agnon?
All of them illustrate the predicament of Jewish identity, but not all in the same way.
To the great Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon, balance is all—and imbalance, as in the novel Only Yesterday, a devastating calamity.
Reb Aryeh’s etrog.
Babel, Singer, Agnon.
The last Hebrew classic?
Agnon or Herzog?