"The Talmud and the Internet," in which Jonathan Rosen examines the contradictions of his inheritance as a modern American and a Jew, is a moving and exhilarating meditation on modern technology and ancient religious impulses. Blending memoir, religious history and literary reflection Rosen explores the remarkable parallels between a page of Talmud and the homepage of a web site, and reflects on the contrasting lives and deaths of his American and European grandmothers.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(201mm x 127mm x 13mm)
St Martin's Press
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Author Biography - Jonathan Rosen
Jonathan Rosen is the author of the nove"l Eve's Apple." He created the Arts & Letters section of "The Forward," which he edited for ten years. His essays have appeared in "The New York Times Magazine," "The New York Times Book Review," "The American Scholar," and several anthologies. He lives in New York City.