Due to the uneven amount of Jewish students in schools, Anti-Semitic kids would attack and chase Jewish kids out of the schools During December 10th in the 1920s. The writer of the novel “for two thousand years” went through the events in the book. He was beaten down by the Anti-Semitic students and never raised a hand back. he instead kept his cool. The writer believes that Jewish people took a big hit by not having a country of their own.
- The story is about a man’s feeling as a Jew in the 20th century.
- The story is juxtaposed between his want to be part of the urban landscape and his roots.
- The book foreshadows the future rise of authoritarianism and the destruction of Jews in Romania.
“What’s chilling about “For Two Thousand Years,” in this sensitive translation by Philip O Ceallaigh, is how its oppressive atmosphere foreshadows the rise of Romanian authoritarianism and the destruction of Romanian Jewry, even though it was published before the fascists came to power.”