A blend of humor and heart that spans generations…
- Why are the bride and groom on the wedding cake?
- Who is stronger, men or women?
- Are you ever too old to love?
In Mark Binder’s The Misadventures of Rabbi Kibbitz and Mrs. Chaipul, you will visit scenic Chelm*, meet the quirky residents, enoy delicious meals, and most of all laugh.
A midwinter romance of laughter and smiles…
Mrs. Chaipul owns the only restaurant in Chelm.
Rabbi Kibbitz? Well, let’s just say he’s the wisest man in this village of fools. Together, they make an unlikely and lovable pair.
* Chelm is a village known for it’s “wise” people, who are frequently considered foolish. Pronounce it like you’ve got something stuck in your throat -- “Chh-elm.”
“[Mark Binder’s] lethal latkes is not a murder mystery. It concerns some awful-tasting latkes (potato pancakes) and what you might call another Hanukkah miracle: love.”
–The New York Times
Delicious for Jewish and non-Jewish readers alike
“Our readers love Mark Binder’s Chelm stories. They stop me at events and tell me how much they enjoy them, and how funny they are. People have said they’re delightful and whimsical.”
–Vicki Samuels, editor, Jewish Herald Voice
Mark Binder's A Chanukah Present was the finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for Family Literature.
A note to readers of historical romance: This is a sweet romance, and there aren't any explicit scenes.