Issue 25




In this challenging time, some joyful news: This Rosh Hashana marks exactly ten years since the founding of Jewish Fiction .net! Since our first issue came out on Rosh Hashana 2010, we have published over 430 works of fiction never before published in English, which were originally written in sixteen languages. We are truly an international journal with readers in 140 countries. 
In this marvelous, tenth-anniversary issue of Jewish Fiction .net, you will find 18 (chai!) first-rate works of fiction originally written in Spanish, Yiddish, Hebrew, and English, and in honour of the upcoming holiday, we include a story about Rosh Hashana, "The Old Days."

In Issue 25: 

Frieda and Her Golem  – a story by Lynn Levin
Haute Couture   – a story by Guillermo Saccomanno (translated from Spanish)
Jazzy Sounds of the Cicadas  – a story by Diana Bletter
Jerusalem As A Second Language  – a novel excerpt by Rochelle Distelheim
Mammoth  – a story by Noa Shakargy
Reb Moishe and the Beanstalks  – a story by Philip Graubart
Set It Free  – a story by Susan Kleinman
Table Talk  – a story by Saul Golubcow 
That Which Can Never Be Lost  – a story by Henri Bybelezer
The Greens of San Rodeo  – a story by Allan Appel
The Love Peddlers  – a novel excerpt by Yossi Avni-Levy (translated from Hebrew)
The Mime Artist  – a story by Wendy Brandmark
The Old Days  – a story by David Regenspan
The Old Man - Farewell  – a novel excerpt by Noga Albalach (translated from Hebrew)
The Rebetzin's Sense of Justice  – a story by Lili Berger (translated from Yiddish)
The Summer House  – a story by Dvora Baron (translated from Hebrew)
Two Roads  – a story by Sophie Panzer
Words  – a story by Deborah Freeman

We hope this tenth-anniversary issue brings you pleasure, intellectual delight, entertainment, and comfort during this unusual time. And we send to you and your loved ones our heartfelt wishes for good health and for a sweet, peaceful, and happy year.

Shana tova! from all of us at

Jewish Fiction .net


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