It's a world gone mad, and who's better to blame than the Jews!
The result: Holocaust.
The date: 2250.
The area of murder: The World.
Survivors are forced to confront questions of adherence to faith, personal loyalty, and
confronting horrific wrongsdifficulties that have long faced the Jewish peopleand help create
identifiable characters in trying times.
During her pregnancy, Levi Bushkin's wife reads a novel that her husband is writing.
The novel depicts their yet-unborn son as the "last Jew."
After she puts down the book, she says, "It's very creative and eerie. I'm wondering if
it's a distant mirror."