Nili Scharf Gold is an impressive scholar, and her reading of Amichai’s poems is enormously valuable. … There is genuinely new and useful material is this book. … He was always Israel’s best ambassador, whether on a public stage or in a social gathering, and that is the memory that will endure. But Nili Scharf Gold has given us fresh look and an important book. Anyone interested in Amichai will be grateful for it.