The book tells of Janny and Lien Brilleslijper, two sisters in the Dutch Resistance and were captured. Ms. Van Iperen is a lawyer and publicist.
The magic of sagas is that you get to know the characters very well. This novel is too short for such narrative. The characters, are lovely, and interesting.
The Kissing Rabbi: Lust, Betrayal, and a Community Turned Inside Out tells of a charismatic Orthodox rabbi, who’s schmoozing quickly becomes something more
Rabbi David Small might be implicated in a mysterious murder, all this while his contract with the temple is up for renewal.
The novel is strongest in its depiction of the day-to-day living with a person suffering from Alzheimer’s. An undignified way to slowly die for those affected.
Sylvia Porter (18 June, 1913 – 5 June, 1991) was an economist, journalist and author from Patchogue, New York, on the south shore of Long Island.
Harry Golden was a Jewish American writer, editor, and publisher born in Ukraine. He is known for as a person who “fought bigotry with humor.
Alice B. Toklas was an American cookbook writer and life partner of Gertrude Stein. The 1945 Alice B. Toklas Cookbook included a recipe for “Haschich Fudge”.
The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos shines light on the women resistance fighters in Poland during World War II
Bending Toward the Sun A Mother and Daughter Memoir by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie & Rita Lurie – of how the mother’s holocaust experience affected later generations