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“For Oz’s fans and liberal Zionist fiction readers Judas is a required text whose writing is its own reward.”

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a fable about ideological extremism under an avant-garde skin.”

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“If I can feel my heart breaking in this wretched way, then somehow I have come back. You would say that this is what any woman tells herself so she knows she is alive.

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Mischling is a gripping, powerful novel of twin Jewish girls who become victims of the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele’s medical experiments at Auschwitz.

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During the winter of 1996, the author was living in Alaska when he was inspired one night to write this story. Discouraged by some he hesitated to do so.

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A valuable 14th century Haggadah inscribed by a Sephardic rabbi and beautifully illustrated by his talented wife takes center stage in Alyson Richman’s richly imagined sixth novel, The Velvet H

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A decade ago Israeli novelist A. B. Yehoshua caused a public brouhaha that highlighted a hitherto overlooked fault line in Israeli-diaspora relations.

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“a fun and absorbing read whose fortuitous May publication date makes it a felicitous beach or airplane book.”

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Can a novel be both suspenseful and predictable? Less than half way through Jennifer S.

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Location, location, location—geography can determine not only the cost of our homes but also where we feel at home.

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Following in the footsteps of Isaac Beshevis Singer and Shalom Aleichem, Helen Maryles Shankman is an exquisite storyteller of early 20th century Eastern European Jewish life.

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Lilly Fields is washed ashore broken and battered. Found in a time and space between worlds by John the Collector, Lilly is taken in, cared for, and mended.

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Bestselling novelist B. A. Shapiro clearly admires Abstract Expressionist art.

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insightful and uplifting . . .”

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Karon's newest novel in her Mitford series, Come Rain or Come Shine highlights the upcoming nuptials of Dooley Kavanagh to Lace Harper.

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In Searching for Wallenberg author Alan Lelchuk chooses to work in the well-worn structure of a novel within a novel.

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“Living into the growth of leaders who are allowed and encouraged to share their vulnerabilities, Pastrix mixes the anticipation of a mystery, a comedy, a book of prayer, and a con

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“Nothing cutting edge just sound and practical principles.”

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“The author keeps it personal . . . and she keeps it real.”

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“Steve Stern masterfully creates different voices and narrators, employing colorful and descriptive language and humor.”

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“. . . the question, the one that has to do with the collected stories in questions, is: Is What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories worthy of the hoopla?

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“Each author tells the tale of a separate character, each in her own unique voice, somehow seamlessly meshing the four together and thus allowing the story to flow and blossom.

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“So if you possess a penis, are a bathroom bibliophile with the attention span of a gnat, and happen to be looking for a read that is as timely as, say, feather hair extensions, then perhap

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