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The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon is a compelling murder mystery and historical novel that uses the catastrophic events that overtook Spanish and Portuguese Jewry in the fifteenth century. These events mark an important period in Jewish history that is often overlooked.

The Coffee Trader is a thriller set in 1659 Amsterdam amid the backdrop of the Portuguese Jewish immigrant community, the Amsterdam commodities exchange, and the seedy taverns that line the canals.

Maggie Anton was born in Los Angeles and raised in a secular, Socialist household. She grew up with little knowledge of the Jewish religion and discovered Judaism only as an adult.

The legacy of Milton Steinberg (1903-1950) is secure despite his tragically short life. He wrote his works of fiction and theology while serving as rabbi of the prestigious Park Avenue Synagogue in New York.

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is a novel about magic, manhood, superheroes, and growing up Jewish in America in the 1930s and 1940s. 

Abraham Cahan (1860-1951), the son of a rabbi, was born and raised in Vlinius, where he trained as a teacher in the Jewish Folk Schools. 

Russia, 1911. Yakov Bok, a luckless Jewish handyman, abandoned by his wife, decides to leave the shtetl, seeking improved fortune in the outside world. 

Saul Bellow, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976, was born near Montreal in 1915 to Russian Jewish immigrant parents.

Prior to its publication in Spring 2002, an excerpt of Everything Is Illuminated appeared in the New Yorker'sdebut-fiction issue.

The cover of Anita Diamant's extraordinary book reads, The Red Tent: A Novel. A more accurate description of her rich elaboration on the biblical narrative of Dinah would be The Red Tent: A Midrash.


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