Fathers and Sons

Are you looking for a great summer (or anytime) read? This book by Ariel Sabar speaks to tensions we can all understand, like father-son struggles, and places we probably couldn't otherwise have imagined. My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq Here is the Booklist review by Jay Freeman: "For almost 3,000 years, a tiny Jewish enclave existed in what is now the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. The Jews and their Christian and Muslim neighbors spoke the ancient tongue of Aramaic, which had once been the lingua franca of the Middle East … [Read more...]