Mordechai Landsberg

Biography

Mordechai Landsberg (pen name: Ben Shmuel)is an Israeli Novelist. He has published two novels in Hebrew, that deal with Israeli and Jewish topics: ’The Gentle Ones’ and
‘The disconnections’- telling about simple soldiers before and after Six Days War and Yom Kipur War (they have been awarded the President’s Incentive - and Public Libraries prize). Mordechai Landsberg studied literature and philosophy in the Tel Aviv university, and has worked many years as an Administrative & Finance Officer for U.S. Contracts with the Israeli Arms Industry - an experience that has contributed a lot to his writing in English.

Books

וישתוק הים
Price: Free! Words: 33,800. Language: Hebrew. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
עלילת הנובלה מתרחשת בצילה של מלחמת ההתשה (1970)בין ישראל למצרים, אך אינה סיפור היסטורי. חברו של כותב הספר טבע בים – יחד עם חבר נוסף, בעת שחש להצילו ממערבולת. התקופה היא תחילת פריחתו ובשׂורתו של המיחשוב הדיגיטלי בעולם ובארץ. המחבר –שהעדיף לעסוק בעבודת תכנות וטכנולוגיה- על פני עבודת עריכה וכתיבה ספרותית-עיתונאית, שבהן הצטיין בימי בית הספר התיכון, משחזר את חברותו עם חברו גדעון(ג'דע) שניספּה בים.
ימי כצל נטוי
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: Hebrew. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
מרדכי לנדסברג, פרוזאיקון בדרך כלל- ניסה כוחו גם בשירה, בקובץ אלקטרוני באתר SMASHWORDs השירה היא מחורזת: לדעתו של המחבר – החרוז אינו "כובל במסגרת", אינו מאלץ את הדימוי או הרעיון שאפשר גם להביע בשיר לא מחורז, או את רב-פָּנִימִיוּתוֹ. שיר מחורז –שהוא לעיתים תכופות גם קצבי- כמובן מאפשר ללמוד אותו בעל פֶּה ביתר קלות, (ויש קוראי שירה, האוהבים זאת- אם זו שירה טובה ומעניינת ומאלפת). גם רב יותר הסיכוי
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
My Nephew & Mossad Vs. Iran's A-Bomb
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
An Iranian airplane is flying with a secret delegation- including the President ; instead of landing in its destination: Syria – it arrives in Israel, as a result of smart deception maneuvres of anti-regime plotters. Many jerky scenes develop, showing how Iranian president fails in trying to escape; soon he discovers that a Duplicate Ruler had been replaced him -and nobody really needs him.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
Price: Free! Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(5.00)
The reader of this book does not have to know much about the Jewish religion. The Rabbi symbolizes any possible simple citizen struggling against dictatorship. What brought A Rabbi to fake madness and hide that secret even from his wife, was a belief that God has given him that idea -:as the only way to convince the atheistic regime he is non-beneficial to communism - and deport him from Russia.
To America and Back
Price: Free! Words: 90,890. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00)
The novel’s lead character – 17 years old Humik, is living with his immigrant family in LA. He is longing for his childhood’s native home Israel and struggles with his parents, as he wishes to return there. He leaves home and stays in NY for some months, having 2 strange love affairs. His family refuses to finance him, as they know he's going to 'Hell of Israel', but he is adamant...

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