Blogs in February 2020

The Book of Trees 16th February 2020

When Mia, a Jewish teenager from Ontario, goes to Israel to spend the summer studying at a yeshiva, or seminary, she wants to connect with the land and deepen her understanding of Judaism. However, Mia’s summer plans go astray...

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Jephte’s Daughter 16th February 2020

A modern classic of Jewish-American literature, a remarkable journey into the shrouded world of Chassidic women. Naomi Ragen’s first novel has been called “one of the too most important Jewish books.” Abraham Ha-Levi is a wealthy American businessman and...

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Four Mothers 16th February 2020

Shifra Horn’s beautifully imagined novel tells the story of five generations of women in one family against the background of 100 years in Jerusalem.The story begins with Amal, the last generation, who is despondent over her husband’s desertion after...

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Sotah 16th February 2020

Set against the backdrop of Jerusalem’s ancient rituals, Sotah is a contemporary story of sacred and profane love, and a young woman’s struggle to reconcile tradition with freedom. Ninety three weeks on the best-seller list.Sotah introduces a family with...

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Ode To Joy 16th February 2020

Following a terrorist explosion on a bus in Jerusalem, Yael, a married mother who narrowly escaped the attack, is haunted by the last image she recalls before the horror: a little blonde child waving to her from the window...

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