Criminal Kabbalah: An Intriguing Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction


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Criminal Kabbalah: An Intriguing Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction

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An intriguing Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction

Terence Ball, The Banality of Evil

Sandra Levy Ceren, Silver Is Better Than Gold

Martin S. Cohen, Death Has Beckoned

Richard Fliegel, The Golem of Bronx Park East

Michael A. Kahn, Truth in a Plain Brown Wrapper

Stuart M. Kaminsky, The Tenth Man

Rochelle Krich,Bitter Waters

Ronald Levitsky,Thy Brother’s Bloods

Lev Raphael, Your Papers, Please

Shelley Singer, Reconciling Howard

Janice Steinberg, Hospitality in a Dry Country

Batya Swift Yasgur, Without a Trace

All-new stories from twelve of today’s masters of mystery and detective fiction—sure to delight mystery buffs of all faith traditions, and fans of the award-winning Mystery Midrash: An Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction.

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Editorial Reviews

The Shofar - Dana Rachlin

This anthology,a sequel to Mystery Midrash (7999), features !2 new crime stories on Jewish themes by some well-known genre authors.

For a very comprehensive list of Jewish Mysteries check out Rabbi Larry Raphael's website (editor of the above two anthologies) at http://www.jewi

They are alphabetized and categorized by three sub-categories based on Jewish identity and the role of Judaism in each mystery.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580231091
  • Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,008,140
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence W. Raphael is a rabbi and author as well as the Senior Rabbi at Congregation Sherith Israel in San Francisco. He has written articles about Jewish identity in detective fiction, and lives in San Francisco, California.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Laurie R. King 7 Acknowledgments 9 Introduction Lawrence W. Raphael 11 The Banality of Evil Terence Ball 17 Silver Is Better Than Gold Sandra Levy Ceren 39 Death Has Beckoned Martin S. Cohen 57 The Golem of Bronx Park East Richard Fliegel 81 Truth in a Plain Brown Wrapper Michael A. Kahn 103 The Tenth Man Stuart M. Kaminsky 127 Bitter Waters Rochelle Krich 141 Thy Brother's Bloods Ronald Levitsky 159 Your Papers, Please Lev Raphael 183 Reconciling Howard Shelley Singer 193 Hospitality in a Dry Country Janice Steinberg 213 Without a Trace Batya Swift Yasgur 229

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