Issue 33

Welcome to this brilliant, 7-language issue of Jewish Fiction .net! Here you’ll find 12 terrific stories, originally written in Danish, Polish, Russian, Yiddish, Hebrew, and English, and – for the first time – Albanian! This issue also includes an Agnon story that has never before been published in English (“Women’s Wisdom”) and, in honour of the upcoming holiday, a Pesach story (“The Haggadah of the Chinese Jews”).

In Issue 33: 

Bubbie’s Halushkes  – a story by Elliott B. Oppenheim
Crumbs of Hope  – a story by Mark Russ
Frozen Spring - Jerusalem Returning  – a novel excerpt by Entela Kasi (translated from Albanian) 
Golem  – a novel excerpt by Maciej Płaza (translated from Polish)
Longing  – a story by Ber Kotlerman (translated from Yiddish)
The Haggadah of the Chinese Jews  – a story by Ida Shear
The Jewish Stone  – a story by David Shrayer-Petrov (translated from Russian)
The Lake of Galilee  – a story by Ephrat Huss
The Origin of Migraines  – a story by Maurice Krystal
Things Disappear  – a story by Nina Foighel (translated from Danish)
Wall  – a story by Ela Moskovits-Weiss (translated from Hebrew)
Women’s Wisdom  – a story by Shmuel Yosef Agnon (translated from Hebrew)

As we contemplate the meaning of freedom this year in the context of the worrying strife in Israel, we hope that this new issue of Jewish Fiction .net will be thought-provoking and pleasurable for you and that it will enrich your celebration of this Festival of Freedom. Wishing you and yours a joyful and meaningful Pesach,

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