Elana Gomel is a senior lecturer at the Department of English and American Studies of Tel-Aviv University, which she chaired for two years. Dr. Gomel received her PhD from Tel-Aviv University and was a recipient of the Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship, which enabled her postdoctoral studies at Princeton University. She was a visiting scholar at Stanford University and the University of Hong Kong. She is the author of Bloodscripts: Writing the Violent Subject, We and You: Being a Russian in Israel, and many articles on science fiction, narrative theory, and cultural poetics published in Textual Practice, Narrative, Science-Fiction Studies, Utopian Studies, and other journals.
The Pilgrim Soul: Being Russian in Israel by Elana Gomel
Written by Elana Gomel, senior lecturer at Tel-Aviv University, this is an original and exciting investigation of the Russian community in Israel. It analyzes the narratives through which Russian Jewry defines itself and connects them to the legacy of Soviet history.
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