Saturday, September 22, 2007

OpinionJournal - Five Best

OpinionJournal - Five Best: "The Chosen Essential works about Judaism. BY RUTH R. WISSE
1. 'Days of Awe' by S.Y. Agnon (Schocken, 1948).
2. "A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People" edited by Eli Barnavi (Schocken, 1992).
3. "Daniel Deronda" by George Eliot (1876).
4. "Tevye the Dairyman" by Sholem Aleichem (1894-1914).
5. "The Bellarosa Connection" by Saul Bellow (Penguin, 1989)."

Ms. Wisse, whose "Jews and Power" has just been published by Schocken, teaches Yiddish literature and comparative literature at Harvard.

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