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The Finkler Question

WATCH: Is It Anti-Zionism Or Anti-Semitism?

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 06.10.2012 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

One doesn't spend a quarter-century working in the American academy without coming across all manner of opinionated, irrational and overheated types. None more so than those whose out-of-class activism consists of lambasting the State of Israel.

Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize Awarded

The Bookseller | Posted 08.07.2011 | Books

David Grossman's novel To the End of the Land (Jonathan Cape) has won this year's £4,000 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize, trumping both the 2010 Booke...

The Finkler Question And Answer

Dovid Efune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dovid Efune

The Finkler Question portrays the sad fact that most Jews today simply don't know what being Jewish means. Perhaps the Finkler answer comes with a shift in focus.

Easy Reader: Howard Jacobson's Novel Takes the Prize

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Curiously and hilariously, the protagonist, Julian Treslove is not Jewish. Julian only wishes he were Jewish and for most of the narrative's duration set outs to do everything in his power to embrace Judaism.