Isra-Isle : A Novel
by Nava Semel, Jessica Cohen
Editor: Mandel Vilar Press
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This novel is inspired by a true historical eventBefore Theodore Herzl was Mordecai Manuel Noah, an American journalist, diplomat, writer and visionary.In September 1825, he purchased Île Grande, downstream from Niagara Falls, from the Native Americans as a place of refuge for the Jewish people and called it “Ararat”.”But no Jews had comeWhat if they followed Noé appelIn Nava Secondary Semel in the history of Jews from all over the world fleeing persecution and coming to AraratIsrael Island becomes the smallest state in the United StatesIsrael does not exist, and there is no HolocaustIn exploring this scenario, Semel stimulates a new reflection on the Jewish/Israeli memory of identity, attitudes towards minorities, women in political positions, and the place of cultural heritage.The novel is divided into three partsPart 1, a detective story, opens in September 2001, when Liam Emanuel, an Israeli descendant of Noah’s descendants, learns and inherits this island.He leaves Israel intends to claim this “Promised Land” in AmericaShortly after his arrival in America Liam disappears LiamSimon TLenox, an American native police investigator, tries to recover from Israel “missing son”Part 2 flashes at the time and events surrounding Mordecai Noah’s purchase of the island to the Native Americans.Part 3 tells another story: the birth of a successful modern city in the state of Israel-Island, north of New York and the Canadian border–a metropolis that looks remarkably similar to New York City, both before and after 9/11–in which the Jewish woman governor campaigns to become president of the United StatesNava Semel has published novels, short stories, poetry, drama, children’s books, and a number of texts for TELECOM.His books have been translated and published in many countries.Her book, Becoming Gershona, received the 1990 National Jewish Book Award in the United States.
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