“For Oz’s fans and liberal Zionist fiction readers Judas is a required text whose writing is its own reward.”
“. . . enthusiastically recommended . . .”
Something is not right in Tel Ilan, the fictional Israeli village set in the Manasseh Hills (probably in the general vicinity of Rishon L’Tzion) in which the first seven of the eight stories in
Imagine a village where no birds scatter to the pines as people pass, where no dogs wait panting by the door, no chickens peck for grain in the garden, no fish sparkle in the river.