The Curious Friendship Between S. Y. Agnon and a Future Nazi Criminal
A photo from the National Library sheds lights on the friendship between the late Nobel laureate and a German couple, who were swept up by Jerusalem's charms, converted to Islam and then returned to Nazi Germany.
The era of the Weimar Republic gave rise to many fascinating encounters between Jews and Germans, which just a few years later would seem to have taken place in some imaginary universe. One of the more curious...
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