An Essay for Berfrois on “Israel, America, and the Schlemiel”

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Today, an essay I wrote on “Israel, America, and the Schlemiel” was published at the London based journal, Berfrois.  In the essay I address two American schlemiel characters (Philip Roth’s Alexander Portnoy and Adam Sandler’s Zohan) and how they are portrayed, in the novel and film, respectively, in relation to Israel.  Here’s the essay:

http://www.berfrois.com/2014/11/menachem-feuer-american-schlemiels-portnoys-complaint-zohans-answer/

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