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Guests of life – George Steiner & ‘the Jewish question’

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cr: Nikki Casey

Published: 1 April 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

He may be our greatest Jewish thinker – but what does he think about Jewish thought? – Laurie Adler – The Forward 26.03.17
George Steiner is generally regarded as one of the most significant Jewish thinkers of the 20th century. ‘A Long Saturday’, conversations between Steiner and French journalist Laure Adler, is being published this month by the University Of Chicago Press. ‘Judaism goes far beyond Israel…’ [and even the greatest minds make mistakes – in this case on paedophilia].

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