Bernard Sandler, a 17-year-old English boy from Yorkshire is on a school trip to the United States and finds himself stranded It’s 1939, and WWII has escalated
The author tackles several important topics religion, anti-Semitism, coming of age, discovery, love, as well as family, and loyalty, are some of them
While the subject is, indeed, very serious, there’s also playfulness within the narrative. I have no idea how Mr. Uris managed to do that
Rabbi Adam is awaiting a family wedding, when Lilith, an ancient evil, adducts his children. Rabbi Adam must create a golem and find his way to the underworld.
In Featherstone Park in Northumbria, Mr. Sulzbach made sure each German POW returned home with the understanding of how democracy works.
Nine Tenth of the Law by Claudia Hagadus Long, while certainly dealing with serious issues, comes across as light hearted, with poignant and clever observations
I think most can agree that history is nuanced, Hollywood and Israel: A History by Anthony Shaw and Giora takes great effort to drive that point home
Sholem Aleichem was a famous Jewish author and playwright who wrote in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Russian. He is known for his play Fiddler on the Roof
I enjoyed the interaction between Ingrid and David. I thought that plot device worked well to personalize the events, & also to highlight the history
Addie LaRue, a young French woman in 1714 makes a bargain with an ancient god, to live forever, but is forgotten by everyone she meets after they look away