Keywords: jewish

Wandering Stars

Wandering Stars


Robert Silverberg
Bernard Malamud
Robert Sheckley
Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
William Tenn
Pamela Sargent
Jack Dann
Avram Davidson
Horace L Gold
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Carol Carr
Geo Alec Effinger

ISBN: 9781580230056
Year of publication: 2013

WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann To my mother Edith N. Dann, who still makes the best chicken soup. Acknowledgments The editor would like to thank the following people for their help and ideas: Rabbi David S. Boros George Zebrowski Gardner Dozois Joe W. Haldeman Harry Altshuler and, of course, Victoria Schochet. INTRODUCTION Why Me Isaac Asimov When I was asked to do the introduction to this collection, that was the question I asked. Why me One ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
More Wandering Stars

More Wandering Stars


Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
Barry N Malzberg
Jack Dann
Joe W Haldeman
Phyllis Gotlieb
Horace L Gold
Mel Gilden
Harvey Jacobs
Hugh Nissenson
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Howard Schwartz

ISBN: 1580230636
Year of publication: 2013

MORE WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF OUTSTANDING STORIES OF JEWISH FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann With an Introduction by Isaac Asimov In memory of Edith N. Dann, who taught me everything important. INTRODUCTION The Hebrew Source Isaac Asimov Back in 1974, Jack Yankele Dann edited a book called Wandering Stars, which was a collection of stories of science fiction and fantasy with Jewish themes. When I heard that Yankele had this in his head, I marveled. Where, I asked myself, ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
A Terrible Country

A Terrible Country


Keith Gessen

ISBN: 9780735221314
Year of publication: 2018

Keith Gessen A TERRIBLE COUNTRY A NOVEL For Rosalia Moiseevna Solodovnik, 19202015 PART I 1. I MOVE TO MOSCOW IN THE LATE SUMMER of 2008, I moved to Moscow to take care of my grandmother. She was about to turn ninety and I hadnt seen her for nearly a decade. My brother Dima and I were her only family her lone daughter, our mother, had died years earlier. Baba Seva lived alone now in her old Moscow apartment. When I called to tell her I was coming, she sounded very happy to hear it, and also a ...

Keywords: Jew Jewish Russia
Echoes

Echoes


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440240785
Year of publication: 2005

A mothers love, a daughters courage and their unwavering faithECHOES PRAISE FORDANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with ...

Keywords: 1939-1945 1939-1945 - Underground movements 1939-1945 - Women 1940-1945 American Catholics Christian converts from Judaism Concentration camp escapes Concentration camp inmates Contemporary Fiction France France - History - German occupation General Historical Historical fiction Jewish Love stories Mothers and daughters Nuns Romance War & Military War stories Women Women - Europe World War
The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantor's Son

The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantor's Son


Sholem Aleichem

ISBN: 9781480440838
Year of publication: 2002

The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantors Son by Sholem Aleichem For Lucy S. Dawidowicz Introduction Taken together, Sholem Aleichems three great semicomic works, Tevye the Dairyman, The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl, and Motl, the Cantors Son, might be said to compose a right triangle. The sides of the right angle are formed by Tevye and Menakhem-Mendl, which meet each other squarely. Motl joins the two obliquely. The trio bounds Sholem Aleichems ...

Keywords: Fiction Historical Jewish
Stempenyu: A Jewish Romance

Stempenyu: A Jewish Romance


Sholem Aleichem

ISBN: 9781612192444
Year of publication: 0

Stempenyu A Jewish Romance by Sholom Aleichem DEDICATION TO MY DEARLY BELOVED GRANDFATHER REB MENDALLE MOCHER SEPHORIM To my dear grandfather, greetings Stempenyu, my first long novel, which I inscribe to you, is yours not only because I have the honour to inscribe it to you, but also because it was you who instilled into me the desire to write such a novel. In one of your letters you said to me: I should have advised you not to write a novel. Your tastes, and your genre, lie elsewhere. And I ...

Keywords: Fiction Historical Jewish Literary
Rachel's Secret

Rachel's Secret


Shelly Sanders

ISBN: 9781926920375
Year of publication: 2012

Shelly Sanders RACHELS SECRET Proceed thence to the ruins, the split walls reach, Where wider grows the hollow, and greater grows the breach Pass over the shattered hearth, attain the broken wall Whose burnt and barren brick, whose charred stones reveal The open mouths of such wounds, that no mending Shall ever mend, nor healing ever heal excerpt from In the City of Slaughter, Hayyim Nahman Bialik In memory of my late grandmother, Shelly Talan Geary, to honor her courage and strength. For all ...

Keywords: Jewish pograms Russia