Jewish Guilt and Israeli Writers
On October 22, I arrived in Berkeley, California, for a three-day conference on “The Writer in the Jewish Community: An Israeli-North American Dialogue.” All the guidelines promised a conference for writers, not about them.
About the Author
Ruth R. Wisse is the Martin Peretz professor of Yiddish and professor of comparative literature at Harvard. She is the author most recently of Jews and Power (Nextbook/Schocken).