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Christmas for Joshua - A Novel by Avraham Azrieli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Life couldn't be better for Rusty Dinwall--a heart surgeon, amateur pianist, and volunteer synagogue president. But when his daughter's wedding takes an unexpected turn, life spins out of control, shattering everything he believes in. A dramatic story with memorable characters, Christmas for Joshua tackles the conflicts inherent to interfaith marriage, modern parenting, and religious conflicts.
Lighting the Flames by Sarah Wendell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
Genevieve & Jeremy have been summertime best friends at Camp Meira, a Jewish overnight camp in the mountains. Then, last year, Jeremy left camp early. Gen left the country on a graduate fellowship. Now, a little over a year since they were last at Meira, Gen and Jeremy are together to run a special Winter Camp during Hanukkah. Will their friendship be rekindled, or will it become something more?
A Marginal Man by Bernard Brachya Cohen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Kramer and his wife Claire learn that their son has broken into a synagogue to steal Torah ornaments from the holy ark. Kramer meets with the rabbi, Herschel Himmelshine, to arrange for the return of the ornaments. The rabbi was a schoolmate and friend of Kramers when they were both rabbinical students and Kramer pleads with Himmelshine not to contact the police.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
Finding a Soul Mate by Richard Alan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
What is life without a soul mate? As Meyer tells us, “… no one’s life is just a single strand of thread. On the contrary, each of our lives is a tapestry, woven intricately with the lives of those with whom we cross paths and with whom we share history and destiny. In these pages you will find the strands that make up my tapestry, my history, my life—and the journey that led me to my soul mate.”
Herod, Statesman, Builder and Commander by Roger Penney
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
He was not the monster of popular imagination but rather a brilliant man of his time. Energetic, fearless and with some surprisingly loyal friends, servants and relations, he was also a good friend of the supreme earthly power, the Roman Emperor, Augustus and his right hand man Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
Wapsha and the Rabbi by Howard Selden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.
Love Thy Roommate by H. S. Volfson
Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
Alterations by Rita Plush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
SHORT STORY COLLECTION. These pieces feel so immediate and alive – the voices, every detail – like memoir. Intimate, funny, and full of surprises, they’re big – about love, death, sex, loss, longing. I especially enjoyed “Love, Mona.” The intimate, beautiful portrayal of grief and hope ends with a wordless gesture so tender and expressive, I will never forget it. –Mary Azrael, Editor, Passager
The Virtual Kibbutz by Ellis Shuman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In this debut collection of stories, you will be introduced to the kibbutz—Israel's unique, egalitarian, social, democratic experience—as it struggles to adapt to new realities. Is the modern kibbutz still guided by its founders' dreams and beliefs or is it an idea that has lost its way? These stories tell of the changes and dilemmas facing the kibbutz and of those who call the kibbutz their home.
Don't Tell Anyone by Laurie Boris
Series: Trager Family Secrets, Liza's story. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a family accidentally learns that their matriarch has a fatal illness, their complicated weave of secrets and lies begins to unravel. Can they hold their own lives together long enough to help Mom with hers?
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
A character driven- macabre novel about Stalin’s dark period. It is a ruthless regime, persecuting Jews and Christian God believers,‘white' Russians, Trotskists and other communists. The arrest & killing machine of the Secret Police and Bolshevik Party did not stop at their own circles. Rabbi symbolizes a troubled citizen, having family problems, struggling and succeeding to get out.
Lily Steps Out by Rita Plush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Empty nest and retired husband - after 30 years of cooking and cleaning, Lily Gold wants more out of life, something of her own - a job. Just when she's about to open her own antique center, husband Leon decides he's had enough of her 'hobby' and closes their joint account. HIS needs - what about HERS? How far will she go to assert her independence? She's about to find out...
A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.