By Eileen Pollack
By Josh Lambert
Winner of the 2014 Jordan Schnitzer publication Award provided via the organization for Jewish Studies
By Michelle Brafman
From roots in a single spiritual culture, comes a story of emotional redemption for we all. Michelle Brafman’s miraculous compassion for all human frailty infuses this tale concerning the desire for fact and the promise of forgiveness.” HELEN SIMONSON, writer of Major Pettigrew’s final Stand
Heartfelt and actual, Washing the lifeless by no means betrays the complex truths of kin and tradition.”
DAVID BEZMOZGIS, writer of Natasha and different Stories and The Betrayers
Like a Jewish Anne Lamott, Brafman reels you in with heat, intensity and heart.” SUSAN COLL, writer of The Stager and Acceptance
Three generations of ladies confront kinfolk secrets and techniques during this exquisitely wrought debut novel that examines the event of spiritual neighborhood, the perilous emotional route to maturity, and the ability of sacred rituals to fix broken bonds among moms and daughters.
Michelle Brafman’s award-winning brief tales and essays have seemed within the Washington Post, Slate, Tablet, Lilith Magazine, Bethesda Magazine and in different places. She teaches fiction writing on the Johns Hopkins college MA in Writing software and lives in Glen Echo, Maryland along with her husband and children.
By Brenda Barrie
To proceed her stories she went to Israel the place she made a disastrous marriage to a just a little older orthodox guy older with little ones. the wedding lasted slightly 3 years. Forcibly separated from her stepchildren she left her husband, and, with the aid of her mom and dad ended it, yet merely after an respectable ‘Jewish” divorce, a get, expense her father loads of funds. nobody in her current lifestyles as a Rabbi understands of this marriage. And Marnie is aware not anything of a few protections her father outfitted into the wedding, issues that experience simply come into play.
When her ex, Shalom Gasith, who she is frightened of, arrives in la, claiming he wishes a typical divorce – an impossibility--she runs away to Israel, have been her rabbinical type is having a reunion. it is a journey she might by no means have made simply because her ex lives in Israel. In Israel she meets a really strange guy, they usually fall in love. Marnie is ultimately free of the secrets and techniques of her existence and by means of the folks she loves.
By David Grossman
Agridulce, optimista y conmovedora, Llévame contigo abre una puerta mágica y nos descubre l. a. cara oculta de una Jerusalén a través de una joven pareja que acaba de conocerse.
Asaf, un joven de dieciséis años, recibe el encargo de encontrar al dueño de un perro que vaga perdido por las calles de Jerusalén. En el transcurso de esta búsqueda, su historia se confundirá con l. a. de Tamar, una adolescente de corazón solitario que pretende salvar a su hermano del infierno de las drogas y de su entorno. Juntos recorren un camino en el que intentarán reconstruirse entre las ruinas de un mundo que se desmorona.
La crítica ha dicho...
«Una novela casi picaresca, un extraño cruce entre Corre, Lola, corre y Oliver Twist. Conforme van convergiendo las odiseas particulares de sus protagonistas, llega un punto en que los angeles necesidad de saber más es tanta que uno apenas puede soportar l. a. espera.»
The New Yorker
«Apasionante y sentida... Una historia que es a los angeles vez common y neighborhood, una fábula clásica sobre el amor ambientada en el Israel actual.»
Claire Messud, The big apple instances e-book Review
By S. Yizhar,Elena Loewenthal
By Boris Sandler,Barnett Zumoff
Red sneakers for Rachel, Sandler’s award-winning choice of 3 novellas, positive factors tightly wound stories that seamlessly contain various genres, together with magic realism, satire, and autobiography, and profound mental profiles to create touching portrayals of the human event. Zumoff’s translation of Sandler’s unique Yiddish assortment makes the J. I. Segal Award–winning quantity on hand to English readers for the 1st time.
In the collection’s eponymous novella, Rachel, a daughter of Holocaust survivors raised in Brighton seashore, encounters a Moldovan Jewish immigrant divorcee as she is tending to her disabled, aged mom alongside the Coney Island boardwalk. because the start a courting, the tale unearths their prior and the commonalities among childrens of Holocaust survivors raised in very diversified societies. within the novella Karolina Bugaz, an exhausted Moldovan Jewish immigrant architect leaves his spouse and newly non secular son in the back of to move on a cruise to a mysterious island, that could simply be an immediate voyage via house and time into his previous. within the volume’s such a lot acclaimed tale, Halfway Down the line again to You, an aged Moldovan Holocaust survivor in Israel separated from her teenagers by means of emigration needs to confront her previous as her failing brain starts off to blur the limits among her way of life and the horrors of struggle sixty years ahead of. The novella used to be tailored through the writer into an acclaimed play, which has been staged within the usa, Belgium, and France.
By S. An-sky,Rose Waldman
By Edith Bruck,Raoul Precht
By Silvia Golfera