41 short stories from a new generation of Jewish writers. Edited by Ruchama K. Feuerman (416 Pages)Publisher: Judaica Press, 2008
Fresh Voices. Fresh writing. Get ready for a magic carpet ride through our world at street level. In these compelling, well-crafted stories, you ll recognize yourself, or an aspect of yourself, or someone so different that you can only read on, open-mouthed:
The seminary girl whose utter devotion to prayer leads her to the unimaginable
The Holocaust survivor who bears a thirty-year grudge against the Rebbe
A woman s childhood recollections about her mother s quirky obsession with chessed
And a host of other true characters from the family album of Jews: the Chevra Kadisha volunteer, the vintner, the scribe, the mohel, the matchmaker and the film director?!
But wait there s more! At the start of each section of the book, Mrs. Feuerman shares her best tips for unlocking the writer inside you. So this book offers more than just great reading it also includes the keys to great writing!