Marc Caplan

‘Sudden Rain’ Makes a Splash

Marc Caplan teaches comparative literature at Indiana University Bloomington.

Plutsemdiker Regn (Sudden Rain) By Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath Israel Book Publishing House, 128 pages, $15. * * *|The chasidic master Reb Borekh of Mezbizh once offered the parable of two strangers who, because neither of them knew the people around them, came to