A Fault Against The Dead
Syril Levin Kline
Witty and suspenseful, Kline’s historical novel calls into question everything you ever thought you knew about the Bard by exploring the irony of a creative genius forced to hide behind the identity of another. It offers the most reasonable and intriguing solution to the Shakespeare authorship mystery ever presented.
Paperback, 330 pages, CreateSpace, $21.95. Available at amazon.com, createspace.com and soon on Kindle.
How To Marry A Jewish Doctor
This award-winning book, How to Marry a Jewish Doctor, will lift your spirits. It is an ethnic, humorous novel of a nice Jewish girl looking for a husband in all the right places, and some wrong ones. It will inspire you to conquer any obstacles.
Paperback, 116 pages, $19.95 + $5 S&H to Powerline Press, 3100 Estates Drive, Pompano, FL 33069, with your name and address.
A Jewish Woman’s Encounter with Egypt
Ruth H. Sohn
In moving to Egypt, Ruth Sohn, daughter of Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, was conscious of entering a country that most Jews fled in the 1940-50s and where anti-Israel rhetoric is constant. How would it be to live there as Jews? Crossing Cairo gives an intimate portrait of that life today.
Paperback, 240 pages, Gaon Books. Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Baker & Taylor, and Ingram.
Once We Were Brothers
Ronald H. Balson
Once We Were Brothers is the compelling tale of two boys struggling to survive in war-torn Poland and a young love that survives the Holocaust. After sixty years two lives converge in an explosive race to redemption in an enthralling tale of love, survival, and the triumph of the human spirit.
Paperback, 400 pages, St. Martin’s Griffin. Available at all major retailers.
A Jewish Guide to the Seasons
Edited by Rabbi Peter S. Knobel, Ph.D. Foreword by Michael Marmur, Ph.D.
Mishkan Moeid, newly revised and updated from the CCAR classic, Gates of the Seasons, this survey of the sacred days of the Jewish yearly cycle provides detailed guidance on observing Shabbat and the Jewish holidays, including historical background, essays, and extensive notes. Mishkan Moeid is perfect for Introduction to Judaism classes and conversion candidates, as well as personal study for those wishing to reconnect or deepen their relationship to Judaism.
Paperback, 240 pages, Central Conference of American Rabbis. $18.00, ravblog.ccarnet.org, ccarpress.org.
The Mysterious World of Men and Women Looking
An MSW Jewish single mom exits two bad relationships. She adventures into a leading used-car lot of singles and an unpremeditated serial-murder rollout. This tough-toned novel explores why seekers click, their initial poses and misconceptions blown, emotional baggage in play, oscillating break-up rage. Seriocomic. Joan Rivers witty. Races to end.
Paperback $15.99, Hardcover $32.99, E-book $9.99, Lulu Press. Online website discounts at Barnes & Noble, Amazon. mysterysingles.com.
Paths to Middle-Class Mobility Among Second Generation Moroccan Immigrant Women in Israel
This volume presents an in-depth study of Moroccan women whose parents made up part of the largest ethnic group to enter Israel after its establishment in 1948 and whose mothers began their new lives at the bottom of the economic and social ladder. Mizrachi’s findings integrate issues of gender, ethnicity, immigration, and class mobility in a single intriguing study.
Hardcover, 6 x 9, 216 pages, $44.95. Wayne State University Press. Available at wsupress.wayne.edu, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Baker & Taylor, and Ingram.