Issue 22


Welcome to this brilliant, 6
-language issue of Jewish Fiction .net! 18 gorgeous stories, originally written in Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Yiddish, English, and – for the first time – Danish! 

In honour of the upcoming holiday, two of these stories are about Pesach: “The Search for Ernesto Gonzales” and “A Strand of Hair.” The latter is by Mendele Mokher Seforim and is the third in our “holiday series” of his work. Coincidentally, another story in this issue, “Samson Solomon and His Horses,” was dedicated to Mendele by its author, Jacob Dinezon, upon its first publication, in Yiddish in 1909.

In Issue 22: 

A Christmas Conversation with a Jewish Boy  – a story by Kim Chernin
A Place Nowhere   – a novel excerpt by Birte Kont (translated from Danish)
A Strand of Hair  – a story by Mendele Mokher Seforim (translated from Hebrew)
Eight Encounters With Sue  – a story by Shay Aspril (translated from Hebrew)
Felicity  – a story by Zvi Jagendorf
House on Endless Waters  – a novel excerpt by Emuna Elon  (translated from Hebrew)
Instructions Printed Inside the Box  – a story by Nicole Hazan
Iron   – a novel excerpt by Eran Bar-Gil (translated from Hebrew) 
Isaac Halevy, King of the Jews  – a novel excerpt by Antonio Elio Brailovsky (translated from Spanish)
Land of the Lost Daddies  – a story by Harriet Rohmer
One Good Deed, And Another  – a story by G. Evelyn Lampart
Samson Solomon and His Horses  – a story by Jacob Dinezon (translated from Yiddish)
The Deep End of the Pool  – a story by Nancy Lefenfeld
The Funeral Director  – a story by Shai Afsai
The Passing of Ruth Klein  – a story by Jay Jacoby
The Search for Ernesto Gonzales  – a story by Jacob Frommer
To the End of Her Path  – a story by Nelly Shulman (translated from Russian)
What is Chanukah?  – a story by Mendele Mokher Seforim

We hope you enjoy the fabulous stories in this issue, and we wish you and your loved ones a meaningful and very happy Pesach. Chag sameach v'kasher! from all of us at  

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