Issues 12:07 Odyssey of a Tunisian Jew
A secular, Tunisian Jew becomes convinced of the messiahship of Jesus.
For the Relief of Unbearable Urges by Nathan Englander (Knopf) 191 pp., $22 His lips are drawn and taut. His eyes are deep-set with remembrances. His mouth is turned up at the corners. But don’t mistake the expression for a smile or the eyes for wistful reminiscing. This is the grimace of a man with […]
Shaoul the Baghdadi arrived in Vaysechvoos on erev Shabbos and everyone took note. Perhaps it was his clothing–the white robe with the corded waistband and black overcoat that fell at his ankles. Or it could have been the high fez cap on his head. Then again his dark and deep set eyes were not like […]