Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • Set in the impoverished and bustling Lower East Side of Manhattan at the turn of the 20th century, The God of Vengeance is a memorable urban drama of intrigue and romantic liaisons. The God of Vengeance is a gritty, unflinching yet deftly written pla...


  • Kiddush ha-Shem is one of the earliest historical novels in modern Yiddish literature. Author Asch's classic tale of Jewish life in premodern Poland. An innkeeper and his family experiences the terrible pogroms of the Khmelnytsky Uprising in mid-17th...


  • The story of Jesus is told by three different witnesses: Cornelius, Pontius Pilate's governor of Jerusalem; the fragmentary gospel of Judas Iscariot; and the narrative of Joseph, a young student of Nicodemus, presenting a sweeping panorama of the Hol...



  • Asch's next great trilogy (after Three Cities) dealt with the founders of Christianity & was comprised of The Nazarene (1939) The Apostle (1943) and Mary (1949). They were enthusiastically received by the English-language press, but not by the Yiddis...




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