Jewish authors are hinting at something that cannot yet be spoken of out loud.
Dr. Nora Gold’s acclaimed Fields of Exile, the first novel about anti-Israelism on campus, was published this spring. Gold is the founder and editor of Jewish Fiction .net, the Writer-in-Residence and an Associate Scholar at the Centre for Women's Studies in Education, OISE/University of Toronto, and a board member of the Jerusalem-based Dafna Fund. www.noragold.com
Gold is a contributing blogger for Haaretz Jewish World.
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