Haaretz Magazine

Yehoshua, in a frame from the 2021 film “The Last Chapter of A.B. Yehoshua,” directed by Yair Qedar. The burden of history and tradition in his work often vanquishes the young, who aren’t able to open a new and independent chapter in their life.

In his final work – an enjoyable and clever, albeit slightly anemic novella – A.B. Yehoshua deals with the oppressive weight of Jewish tradition and suggests to the young generation that it stop obeying

Avi Garfinkel

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