Read an exclusive extract of Messiah in America over at In geveb: a Journal of Yiddish Studies
"We’ll get our own Messiah—and a better one than Menachem’s. Charlie, brother, we’re going to deliver a modern Messiah. A Kovner Zionist with a monocle. He’ll speak English. A Messiah that can ride a motorcycle. A Messiah that can dance, a modern Messiah, in every sense of the word, as they say."