Preface - Issue 20


Welcome to this delightful new issue of Jewish Fiction .net! In honour of our 20th issue, we bring you 20 fabulous stories, originally written in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English. And in celebration of Pesach, there are two stories relevant to this holiday: “The Seder” and “Making Matzah.”

This issue is dedicated to Nava Semel z"l, the esteemed Israeli author who recently died. Semel, from the very inception of Jewish Fiction .net, was a staunch supporter of this journal and a valued member of our Advisory Council. 

In Issue 20:

A Brief Introduction to Tomorrow  – a story by Rose Rappoport Moss
Becoming A Man   – a story by Bryan Schwartzman
Blessed is the Memory  – a story by J.L. Wall
Curly Hamson and the Jewish Money  – a story by Carl Schiffman
Forever in India  – a novel excerpt by Arielle Bases
Jack of Hearts  – a story by Lesléa Newman
Making Matzah  – a story by Sharon Roseman
Mikvah  – a story by Leah Silverman
Mobilis in Mobili  – a story by Natasha Lvovich
One Woman, One Time  – a novel excerpt by Yoav Shutan-Goshen (translated from Hebrew)
People, Continued  – a story by Sara Marchant
Repentant Watchman  – a story by K.D. Alter
Sealand  – a novel excerpt by Noga Albalach (translated from Hebrew)
Sweet Dreams, Isawiya  – a story by Dea Hadar (translated from Hebrew)
The First Time That He Died  – a story by Susan Dickman
The Holocaust Lover  – a novel excerpt by Matt Nesvisky
The Last Night  – a story by Lili Berger (translated from Yiddish)
The List of the Mothers  – a novel excerpt by Gali Mir-Tibon (translated from Hebrew)
The Seder  – a story by Brian Schwartz
Word  – a story by Jonathan DeCoteau

We hope you enjoy the wonderful stories in this new issue and we wish you a beautiful, meaningful Pesach! Chag sameach v'kasher from all of us at 

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