Veteran American writer Herman Wouk takes on Moses

By Mary Fisk|January 4, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Literature|0 comments

At the age of 97, the veteran American writer, Herman Wouk, has just published The Lawgiver – a “postmodern epistolary novel” (according to the Jewish Review of Books) following the efforts of tycoon Louis Gluck, lapsed Hasid, Margot Solovei, and a writer named “Herman Wouk” to script and produce a film about the life of the Biblical Moses Read the  Jewish Review of Books article, which discusses the novel, Wouk’s life

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – December 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 3, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern civilizations A Sumerian chrestomathy / Konrad Volk, with the collaboration of Silvano Votto and Jessica Baldwin Hebrew studies Seride teshuvot : a descriptive catalogue of responsa fragments from the Jacques Mosseri collection, Cambridge University Library / by Shmuel Glick ; with Dotan Arad … [et al.] Jewish studies The lawgiver / by Herman Wouk Jewish identity and politics between the Maccabees and Bar Kokhba : groups, normativity,

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