An introduction to modern Hebrew literature, this anthology is especially apt for classes using Level 2 or Level 3 of the Hebrew: A Language Course series. Writers represented in this collection include:
- Yehuda Amichai
- Amir Gilboa
- S.Y. Agnon
- Ephraim Kishon
The readings address universal themes--love, loneliness, generational conflict, war and peace, and the struggle for faith.
Specifically Jewish themes include the Holocaust, Russian Jewry, and holiday observance.
Thought-provoking questions follow every selection.