Israel in Exile

Israel in Exile : Jewish Writing and the Desert

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The idea of the desert as catalyst for compelling questions about justice and community in Jewish writing
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Product details

  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 24mm | 498.96g
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252030435
  • 9780252030437

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"This is an important book."--Religion & Literature "An invaluable addition to scholarship on Jewish literature both biblical and contemporary."--Journal of Jewish Identities "Israel in Exile evokes the importance of a critical and subversive Diaspora perspective for an Israeli society that has not yet found its territorial and individual identity. . . . Raises important questions for the political situation in Israel today."--Shofar
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About Ranen Omer-Sherman

Ranen Omer-Sherman spent thirteen years in the Arava desert as a kibbutznik, guide, and ranger. He is an assistant professor of English at the University of Miami, and the author of Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature.
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