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All the Rivers

All the Rivers

by Dorit Rabinyan

A controversial, award-winning story about the passionate but untenable affair between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, from one of Israel’s most acclaimed novelists When Liat meets Hilmi on a blustery autumn afternoon in Greenwich Villag...

Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Published: 04/25/2017
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The Tin Horse

The Tin Horse

by Janice Steinberg

In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience. I...

Narrator: Kate McGregor-Stew...
Published: 01/29/2013
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Call It Sleep

Call It Sleep

by Henry Roth

Lauded as the most profound novel of Jewish life ever written by an American, Call It Sleep seamlessly weaves together the searing pains and subtle joys of immigrant life in New York's Lower East Side. It is the story of David Schearl, a dangerously i...

Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 01/04/2000
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The List

The List

by Martin Fletcher

A stunning novel about the plight of Jews in London and Palestine in the years directly following World War II, by NBC Special Correspondent Martin Fletcher.

Narrator: David Thorn
Published: 10/11/2011
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I Am Forbidden

I Am Forbidden

by Anouk Markovits

A family is torn apart by fierce belief and private longing in this unprecedented journey deep inside the most insular Hasidic sect, the Satmar.In 1939, five-year-old Josef witnesses the murder of his family by the Romanian Iron Guard. He is taken i...

Narrator: Rosalyn Landor
Published: 05/08/2012
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Jacobs Oath

Jacob's Oath

by Martin Fletcher

Martin Fletcher's Jacob's Oath is a heart-wrenching and heartwarming thriller about the consequences of revenge that will be a huge word-of-mouth and book club favoriteAs World War II winds to a close, Europe's roads are clogged with twenty million ex...

Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 10/08/2013
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I Pity the Poor Immigrant

I Pity the Poor Immigrant

by Zachary Lazar

The stunning new novel by the author of Sway is another "brilliant portrayal of life as a legend" (Margot Livesey).In 1972, the American gangster Meyer Lansky petitions the Israeli government for citizenship. His request is denied, and he is returned ...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 04/08/2014
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A Replacement Life

A Replacement Life

by Boris Fishman

Boris Fishman makes his literary debut with this provocative, soulful, and sometimes hilarious story of a failed journalist asked to do the unthinkable: Forge Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York.

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 09/30/2014
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Settled

Settled

by Eric Maisel

What would happen if Israelis moved en masse to a location where their children could grow up in peace and prosperity? And what if Jews from around the world began to join them? Could a single man create this historic exodus? How would the world react...

Narrator: Stephen Vernon
Published: 12/22/2014
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The Hilltop

The Hilltop

by Assaf Gavron

On a rocky, beautiful hilltop stands Ma'aleh Hermesh C, a fledgling community flying under the radar. According to the government it doesn't exist; according to the military it must be defended. On this contested land, Othniel Assis - under the war...

Narrator: Robert Fass
Published: 11/04/2014
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The Pinch

The Pinch

by Steve Stern

It's the late 1960s. The Pinch, once a thriving Jewish community centered on North Main Street in Memphis, has been reduced to a single tenant. Lenny Sklarew awaits the draft by peddling drugs and shelving books - until he learns he is a character in ...

Narrator: David Doersch
Published: 06/02/2015
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Kalooki Nights

Kalooki Nights

by Howard Jacobson

Self-described by the author as "the most Jewish novel that has ever been written by anybody, anywhere," Howard Jacobson's Kalooki Nights has received glowing critical accolades from every major publication in London. It is a strikingly profound testa...

Narrator: Steven Crossley
Published: 12/14/2007
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Miri Who Charms

Miri, Who Charms

by Joanne Greenberg

"Amazing, the pain that can be caused by wielding the sword of charm." Rachel idolizes Miri's charm, beauty and family that represents perfection in contrast to the chaos of her own life. She is often blind to Miri's manipulation of others for person...

Narrator: Diana Andrade
Published: 10/29/2010
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Three Floors Up

Three Floors Up

by Eshkol Nevo

Set in an upper-middle-class Tel Aviv apartment building, this bestselling and warmly acclaimed Israeli novel examines the interconnected lives of its residents, whose turmoils, secrets, unreliable confessions, and problematic decisions reveal the ill...

Narrator: Neil Shah
Published: 10/10/2017
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For Two Thousand Years

For Two Thousand Years

by Mihail Sebastian

Available in English for the first time, Mihail Sebastian's classic 1934 novel delves into the mind of a Jewish student in Romania during the fraught years preceding World War II. This literary masterpiece revives the ideological debates of the i...

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 09/12/2017
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Maybe Esther

Maybe Esther

by Katja Petrowskaja

An inventive, unique, and extraordinarily moving literary debut that pieces together the fascinating story of one woman’s family across twentieth-century Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Germany.Katja Petrowskaja wanted to create a kind of family tr...

Narrator: Emma Gregory
Published: 01/30/2018
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Sadness Is a White Bird

Sadness Is a White Bird

by Moriel Rothman-Zecher

A young man is preparing to serve in the Israeli army while also trying to reconcile his close relationship to two Palestinian siblings with his deeply ingrained loyalties to family and country. Powerful, important, and timely, Sadness Is a White Bird...

Narrator: Neil Shah
Published: 02/13/2018
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