Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish

Wapsha and the Rabbi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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
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Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
While the Sands Whisper
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Ayishah, a freelance American-Israeli photographer, embarks on a seven-month adventure that soon draws her into a taboo love affair with her Bedouin guide, Hakim. He has many secrets, but Ayishah has one of her own: a painful abandonment of her family that needs to heal. It becomes her challenge to reveal, using the terrible beauty of the Sinai, how we overcome the borders that divide us.
Maccabee
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before the world heard of Adolph Hitler, Hezbollah, or Hamas, a Syrian king calling himself Antiochus Epiphanes called for the destruction of the Jewish nation. Against all odds, one priest and his sons stood up to the king. One of those sons became known as the Maccabee. It was the passion, faith, and military genius of the Maccabee that culminated in what is presently celebrated as Hanukkah.
The Name of His Fathers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A young Jewish man from Texas, Eric Jacobs, moves toward Orthodox belief and practice while at college in New Orleans. THE NAME OF HIS FATHERS is a story about spiritual journeys -- beginning them, resisting them, joining them, nurturing and repairing them. And it is about the humor, grace, and good cheer that can be found along the way.
Towers to Nowhere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
The Wayward Moon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seventeen-year-old Rahel is on the run in ninth-century Iraq. Disguised as a boy and equipped with only her wits, she struggles to master her fate.
Basha, Baby
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Throughout her life Basha fought to keep alive that small flame which lit her being. Whether in Toender in Denmark, St. Petersburg in Russia, London in England, Durban, Standerton or Johannesburg in South Africa, Basha’s life has been determined by others.
Come With Me From Jerusalem
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,660. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"A remarkable story! Come With Me From Jerusalem gives us a compelling look at the complex, human side of what we all too often think of as simple geopolitics. Once you start this book, you won't be able to put it down!" Jeffery Deaver Come with Me from Jerusalem tells the story of Sami, the first Egyptian student in Israel, who falls in love with his Jewish classmate Lital
לאמריקה ובחזרה
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Price: Free! Words: 74,640. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
נחומיק בן העשר, המתגורר עם אמו האלמנה, עובר את חוויות מלחמת תש"ח במושבה, שבה משפחות רבות מאבדות את יקיריהן בקרָבות. לפני המלחמה התחבר הילד עם צעיר מקסים, נמרץ ומלא תשוקה, שלימד אותו לרכב על סוס. פעם הוא מביאוֹ לביתו- ואמו מנהלת עם הבחור פרשת אהבים קצרה, טרם יציאתו לקרב לטרון, שממנו הוא אינו חוזר... עדוּת השכול נספגת בנשמתו של הילד. התקרבות אמו אל אביו האלמן של המאהב הגבור- נתקלת בהתנגדות הילד
The Virtual Kibbutz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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.
The Banished Heart
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Paul Hoffmann, a young German Jew, dreams of a literary career. But since the year is 1933, his life takes a very different turn — back to Elizabethan England, where William Shakespeare is writing The Merchant of Venice. As Shakespeare vacillates between loyalty to a Jewish friend and pleasing his public to further his career, both he and Hoffmann are forced to confront some unpleasant truths.
The Yellow Chair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A Gypsie, a bear and the Rabbis daughter
Don't Tell Anyone
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Series: Trager Family Secrets, Liza's story. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Estelle Trager would rather die outright than suffer from the breast cancer that devastated her mother. So when her own tumors are revealed, she asks her daughter-in-law, Liza, to kill her. Horrified, Liza refuses, but keeps the secret, and other things, from her angry husband. Can she convince Estelle to consider other options before cancer, secrets, and Estelle’s suicidal intentions win out?
The White Egg
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
"Ever since I was one year old,I have always looked for my mother"
California Blooms, Blossoms, and Harvest Delights: Golden Vignettes From Big Sur, Pacific Coast Highway, California Scenic Highway 1 to Yosemite and Highway 99
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"California Blooms, Blossoms, and Harvest Delights: Golden Vignettes From Big Sur, Pacific Coast Highway, California Scenic Highway 1 to Yosemite and Highway 99" is a book of poetry that focuses on the diversity of the people, the beauty of the land, bounty of agricultural products....
As Though Everything Depended On Me
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Journalists, if they are honest and capable, are among the strongest guardians of democracy. No tyranny can tolerate them, no democracy can function without them. For this reason they are among the most endangered people on our planet. In the tumultuous period of German history between the World Wars a brave journalist, had to oppose all forms of chauvinism, especially the rising tide of Nazism.
Legends of Safed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
legends and stories of safed originate in the two worlds of mysticism and reality.ancient mysticism remains an integral part of the character of this modern hilltop town. safed is the center of world jewish mysticism.this picturesque town described in words is also depicted in art of the famous artists of safed. legends of safed was a best seller in Israel. I taught and lived there for 20 years.
Harvey Shmidlap Seeks the Perfect Cheesecake
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Distilled from Polish peasant stock Harvey Shmidlap is only destined for greatness in terms of his belt size. But he has a half baked plan to achieve fame. When the Eponymous Food Association, the international body for naming foods, tastes his mother's cheesecake, the name Shmidlap will live forever on people's lips! Harvey's hilarious quest to get the recipe from his mother is a delicious tale.