Before the Holocaust, about three million Jews lived in Poland. After the Shoah, only about four thousand Jews remained alive there. That number is about the same today.
“He wanted more than anything . . . to have survived without betraying. . . .
“this compulsively readable novel of historical fiction is about three courageous women trying to triumph over the forces of history and forced to make life-altering choices.”
“The Vixen, the irresistible new novel from the protean and prolific Francine Prose, reads like no other Rosenbergs-inspired novel before it, but it unerringly captures the tragico
Today, many are upset and confused by the current situation due to the COVID virus and the political unrest we are facing. However, nothing can compare to the suffering and atrocities that occurred
Surely there are World War II novels that aren’t depressing, but this isn’t one of them.
“wildly provocative, comical, and absorbing reading.”
“Two Jews = Three Shuls is a small book, and Sandra Tankoos does a good job of guiding the reader through twists and turns until the real murderer is uncovered.”
“this novel is definitely a page-turner.”
Notoriously, the small groups of European partisans who fought a guerilla war against the Nazis during World War II, hiding out in the area’s forests, generally refused to allow J
“Different kinds of mystical pairings are beautifully interwoven throughout the pages.”
Geertruida “Truus” Wijsmuller-Meijer certainly deserves to be the heroine of a novel.
“an ambitious, skillfully written book.”
“The Tenth Muse reminds us of the great injustices done to women in a male-dominated world.”
“The Damascus Road might be read as a parable of our own times with its mad men, visionaries, true believers, and pagans . . .”
“Englander finds fascinating ways to explore another of his great recurring themes: the points at which modernity and tradition may fruitfully, if uncomfortably—and always
“readers will enjoy this funny, imaginative, and handsomely crafted novel first and foremost as a memorable work of literature, and as such it deserves to reach a wide audience.”
“Clearly, Cherise Wolas is not yet in the ranks of our foremost literary fiction writers—but she can be one day.
In the opening pages of S. Y.
Ruby Namdar’s ambitious, multidimensional, and beautifully written first novel, second book, and first book translated into English The Ruined House (Habayit Asher Neherav
Seventy-four years ago, nine years before the publication of The Second Sex and 20 years before The Feminine Mystique, a male Turkish communist novelist created a fictional femini
“For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian is a hidden gem in European literature, shining a light on what happened in Romania between the wars.”
Forest Dark, Nicole Krass’ fourth and most interior, introspective, cerebral, and autobiographical novel to date, is about two Jewish-American characters.
"uneven as a work of literature, but its ideas are worth engaging."
For the past two decades Israeli companies have dominated the moving industry in New York City, and the sight of Israeli men in their early 20s loading furniture and belongings onto or off of truck