Issue 23

Issue 23 brings to 400
the number of great works of fiction from around the world that Jewish Fiction .net has published so far. We are very proud of this accomplishment and we thank you, our readers, for your ongoing enthusiasm and support.

Also, to increase your comfort and convenience reading Jewish Fiction .net, our journal has recently been optimized for mobile devices. This means that, wherever you happen to be, you can now easily read our new issue on your phone. 

Now to this sparkling new issue of Jewish Fiction .net! Here you will find 18 fabulous works of fiction, originally written in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish. In keeping with the upcoming holiday, we bring you a beautiful Rosh Hashana story (“Among the Chosen”). And in honour of the 100th yartzeit of the important Yiddish writer Jacob Dinezon, we include a charming story written by him.

In Issue 23: 

Among the Chosen  – a story by Herbert L. Zarov
Bearing Witness   – an excerpt from a book-length work by Elaine Ford
For the Sabbath Day  – a story by Mendele Mokher Seforim (translated from Hebrew)
Go Eat Kreplach  – a story by Jacob Dinezon (translated from Yiddish)
Last Laugh  – a story by Steve Stern
Match Maker  – a story by Akiva Schick
Mr. Kops  – a story by Jane R. Snyder
Post Script   – a story by Geanie Grenshaw 
Shoemaker from Auschwitz  – a story by Joseph Baran
Strangers  – a story by Esty G. Haim (translated from Hebrew)
The Call from God  – a story by Penny Kohn
The Goodness of Our Fathers  – a story by Sarah Marx Levin
The Language of the Windows  – a story by Hava Pinhas-Cohen (translated from Hebrew)
The Liar  – a novel excerpt by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen (translated from Hebrew)
The Man in the Glass Booth  – a story by Phyllis Schieber
The Night Light  – a story by Jane Salodof MacNeil 
The Puppet Theatre  – a story by E.C. Messer
West Bank Aria  – a story by Ann Rosenthal

We hope you enjoy the terrific stories in this issue, and we wish you and those you love a peaceful, fruitful, sweet, and healthy year. 

Shana tova from all of us at

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