Category Archives: Book review

Book Review: How to Fight Anti-Semitism by Bari Weiss

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Last week was an interesting time to be a Jewish-American. Between the backbiting, name calling and posturing known as international and domestic politics,  somehow we became the Hill on which everyone chose to die. We, the  descendants of the tribe … Continue reading

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Book Review: Speaking for Israel by Aviva Klompas

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Aviva Klompas began her career working within the genteel halls of her national government. The author, incidentally holds a Masters in biology (not exactly an indication of what was to come in her career trajectory),  embraces  her Jewish heritage and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Suspicion of Silver by P.F. Chisholm

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Picking up where her last foray into the world of Elizabethan intrigue had left us, in A Clash of Spheres, P. F. Chisholm takes us on the hunt for the assassins who tried to murder King James I. Our courtier, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jewish God Question by Andrew Pessin

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The Jewish God Question is a lovely uncomplicated look at Jewish philosophy over thousands of years. The author, academic Andrew Pessin, has created  a treat for anyone who takes seriously not only the Jewish past, but the Jewish future. Philosophers … Continue reading

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Book Review: Field of Bones by J.A. Jance

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In the latest installment of the Joanna Brady series, Field of Bones, we find the sheriff on maternity leave. Having won the latest go round of elections by the slimmest of margins, she goes into labor on election night and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Identity by Francis Fukuyama

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The end of history never actually occurred, Well the end of the “era” that Fukuyama had mentioned was on the verge of occurring never happened. History, it seems, had a mind of its own. So to explain his view of … Continue reading

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Book Review: 21 Questions for the 21St Century by Yuval Noah Harari

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The Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari, who vaulted to international fame with his highly acclaimed best seller, Sapiens, has written a new and interesting book that instead of looking towards the past to understand who we are today, looks at … Continue reading

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