The Kissing Rabbi: Lust, Betrayal, and a Community Turned Inside Out tells of a charismatic Orthodox rabbi, who’s schmoozing quickly becomes something more
A novel that follows the life and after-life of its title character. Many people will recognize Marley’s name from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Melachim Gimmel by Yochi Brandes (מלכים ג- יוכי ברנדס) a fascinating book attempting to turn some of the Bible stories on their heads giving a new perspective.
The premise of this book is quite interesting, that is telling the history of each carol or Christmas song. The book is well written and easy to read
The female characters are drawn very nicely, but the males seemed to be a bit flat . That’s too bad because Xerxes, Mordechai and Haman are fascinating
The stories are very interesting, Mr. Katz has picked a handful of people he considered Jewish heroes (at least one is not Jewish though) what made them heroes