New Israeli Novel Tackles Post-Israel Taboo

Launched on the 45th anniversary of Israel’s Six Day War, ‘Enfold Me,’ a debut novel from Steven Greenberg, is the first serious Israeli fiction since Amos Keinan’s ‘The Road to Ein Harod’ to be set in a tightly-conceived post-Israel Middle East.

Online PR News – 05-June-2012 – Tel Aviv/Israel – ISRAEL – June 5, 2012 – Today, the 45th anniversary of Israel’s 1967 Six Day War, debut author Steven Greenberg announced the release of his novel, Enfold Me. Set in a meticulously-created and chillingly-realistic post-Israel Middle East, Enfold Me is a story of personal loss, regional intrigue, and ex post facto national reckoning.

Elegantly written and with geopolitical and historical oversight from an Oxford-educated archaeologist, Enfold Me is gripping in its plot and groundbreaking in its dystopian premise. The book poses a question from which Israeli authors have typically shied away: what happens when modern Israel ceases to exist? Enfold Me takes this formerly-taboo scenario as a starting point, and builds an accessible and compelling story within it.

“Told from a distinctly pro-Israeli perspective, this book will serve to reiterate the dangers facing Israel by making them very real,” said Steven Greenberg. “It’s not wishful thinking that produced this novel, but rather a strong inclination for self-preservation.”

Enfold Me - Plotline

Precipitated by a massive earthquake and an Iranian-led attack, the fall of Israel rips Daniel Blum from his suburban life and scientific career. Alone and scarred, he endures subjugation and terror in Hamas-controlled Northern Liberated Palestine.

Now, Daniel must follow George Farrah, a figure from his past, deep under the Carmel mountain and through Egyptian-controlled, quake-ravaged Tel Aviv. Haunted by tragedy, Daniel strains the bonds of duty and family as he and George uncover a secret that could alter the region’s balance of power.

About Steven Greenberg

Born in 1967, Steven Greenberg is a professional writer and an Israeli. He is also a full-time cook, cleaner, chauffeur, and work-at-home Dad for three amazing young children, and the lucky husband of a loving and very supportive wife.

Born in Texas and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Steven emigrated to Israel only months before the first Gulf War, following his graduation from Indiana University in 1990. In 1996, Steven was drafted into the Israel Defense Forces, where he served for 12 years as a Reserve Combat Medic. Since 2002, he has worked as an independent marketing writer, copywriter and consultant.