The new anti-Semitism in the fields of ‘galut’

A recent novel explores an age-old hatred.

August 21, 2014 12:48
4 minute read.
Demonstration against Israel

Demonstrators burn an Israeli flag in front of the Israeli Embassy in Bangkok. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Considering the rising hostility towards Israel and the increasingly blatant anti-Semitism around the globe – which has become all the more evident during Israel’s war with Hamas over the past weeks – Canadian author Nora Gold’s recently published novel, Fields of Exile, is very timely.

It is a thought-provoking novel; while focusing primarily on the disturbing topic of anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism on university campuses, Fields of Exile is also an exciting read, complete with humor and romance.


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