Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Golem and the Jinni and The Rise of Abraham Cahan

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker Harper Collins: 2013 The Rise of Abraham Cahan Seth Lipsky Schocken: 2013 The Golem and The Jinni arrived at my door just in time for Halloween, and I was excited for a … Continue reading

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The Valley of Amazement

The Valley of Amazement  by Amy Tan.  HarperCollins, 2013. One of my favorite childhood books was Homesick by Jean Fritz. I read this book many, many times and it seems I wasn’t alone in this, as the book won a … Continue reading

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The Paris Architect   by Charles Belfoure Sourcebooks Landmark, 2013 In the title story of Nathan Englander’s collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, a group of Jewish friends play a morbid game in which they … Continue reading

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