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By Ellis Peters

ISBN-10: 1784080500

ISBN-13: 9781784080501

Set within the yr of Our Lord 1120, 3 stories of intrigue and treachery, that includes the chain of occasions that led one-time crusader Cadfael into the Benedictine Order.

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But while it might not seem a bad match, Khayaleh’s love for him is unstoked by the heat of passion. That’s why she continues to try her luck at blind dates. Uncle Yuda is opposed to the match for the following reasons: 1. Zelmenyaners don’t like Zelmenyaners. 2. The young man isn’t Jewish enough. 3. The young man sneers at the yard. 12 the zelmenyaners And so he does. Just the other day he went and played such a dirty trick on his mother, Aunt Malkaleh, that it shocked the older Zelmenyaners to the core.

13. For a detailed biography, see Robert Adler Peckerar and Aaron Rubinstein, ‘‘Moyshe Kulbak,’’ in Dictionary of Literary Biography, ed. Joseph Sherman, vol. 333 (Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2007), 121–129. 14. Moyshe Kulbak, ‘‘Ten Commandments,’’ trans. by Leonard Wolf, in Irving Howe, Ruth R. , The Penguin Book of Modern Yiddish Verse (New York: Viking, 1987), 386. 15. One of Kulbak’s students in Vilna, writing about his teacher’s penchant for organic metaphors, gives this among a number of his favorite examples: ‘‘mokhike neshomes’’ (‘‘moldy souls’’).

40. Sh. Y. Abramovitch, The Brief Travels of Benjamin the Third, trans. by Hillel Halkin, in Sh. Y. Abramovitch, Tales of Mendele the Book Peddler: Fishke the Lame and Benjamin the Third, ed. Dan Miron and Ken Frieden (New York: Schocken Books, 1996), 307. 41. Damesek, ‘‘Der realizm fun kulbaks ‘zelmenyaner,’ ’’ 83. 42. Kulbak’s novel was masterfully translated into Russian by the Yiddish poet Rokhl Boymvol (who knew Kulbak from his time in Minsk) and published by the Soviet Union’s main publishing house in 1960.

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