I Am Forbidden - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ray Wishner
    • 01.06.12 | 19:06 (IDT)

    I read the review of your novel in the New Yorker and immediately read it on my Kindle. It is a fascinating and beautiful novel about moral choices. In fact I sent the magazine a note that the review completely failed to mention Rudolf Kastner's deal with Eichman to escape the death camps which is a prime mover of the plot. But tell me this. Josef the protagonist of the book seems to do nothing but study Jewish texts and yet his family seems well provided for. Does the Williamsburg community in addition to supporting the Rebbe also support the members of his court? Ray Wishner

    from the article: Escape from forbidden life: A conversation with Anouk Markovits
    First published 13:25 28.05.12 | Last updated 13:25 28.05.12
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