The late Amos Oz relished the latent anarchism in Jewish holy texts — full of debates, arguments, challenges.
Natalie Portman turned Israeli author Amos Oz’s extraordinary memoir of 1940s Jerusalem into a superb film,
At first glance, Oz and Oz-Salzberger’s “Jews and Words” seems to be an unexceptional if elegantly written and occasionally witty contribution to the Jewish bookshelf.
by Bill Marx The newspaper “Haaretz” recently reported that the family of George Khoury, an Israeli Arab student killed in a 2004 terrorist attack in Jerusalem, responded to his death with a generous gesture – it has helped finance a translation into Arabic of Israeli writer Amos Oz’s powerful 2003 memoir A Tale of Love […]
One of Israel’s foremost prose writers has penned a masterful blend of autobiography and invention. A Tale of Love and Darkness: A Memoir, by Amos Oz. Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange. (Harcourt) By Marsha Pomerantz In a memoir of 538 pages, it is hard to find a single image emblematic of the […]