This newly translated novel about the Jews of modern Egypt makes for timely Passover reading

What if the fabled Seal of Solomon—an item of mystic importance in both Jewish and Muslim myth—were a real object located in Egypt? What impact would it have during the country’s politically tense post-revolution era? This is the central conceit of Sherif Meleka’s dazzling epic novel Suleiman’s Ring, set in mid-20th century Alexandria, which was … Continue reading This newly translated novel about the Jews of modern Egypt makes for timely Passover reading