The Counterlife - Part 2 Judea, pages 50-66 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Counterlife.
This section contains 650 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Counterlife Study Guide

Part 2 Judea, pages 50-66 Summary

Nathan is in Israel and he thinks about a visit eighteen years earlier in 1960. During that first visit, Nathan has lunch with his friend Shuki and Shuki's father, Mr. Elchanan. Mr. Elchanan tries to convince Nathan that he should remain in Israel. Nathan explains what being a Jew means to him. He talks at length about how his experience as a Jew is tied to growing up in New Jersey and how it has nothing to do with events in Israel. After Nathan's wordy speech, Mr. Elchanan says that Nathan has just given the best reason for Jews to never leave Israel. During his visit, Nathan is able to have a photograph taken with him and the prime minister. For years to come, Nathan's family is proud of the photograph.

On his visit to Israel in 1978, Nathan...

(read more from the Part 2 Judea, pages 50-66 Summary)

This section contains 650 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Counterlife Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Counterlife from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook