And the Lord brought the Israelites out of Egypt. And one chose to stay behind
BY SHALOM AUSLANDER
Come on in here, Seth,” called Mr. Omonratop. “We need to talk.”
Omonratop was my boss, a middle-aged man of wealth, responsibility, and the insincere yet irresistible charm common to captains of industry, heads of state, and leaders of religions. I was a young craftsman in a large southern Egyptian craftsman company with offices in twenty-two districts around the empire. A glamour...