Questioning Return

Kissileff’s new novel gives readers an experience of a year living abroad as they see what happens when unanswerable questions find an ambitious graduate student.

“The year in Jerusalem you never had!”
—Novelist Dara Horn

“Kissileff captures the city’s high notes” in her “erudite novel”

–Writer Risa Miller in The Lehrhaus

“a memorable story of personal challenge and change set against the city’s unique spiritual landscape.”  Howard Freedman in J-Weekly

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Reading Genesis

This new anthology from Beth Kissileff fills Genesis with meaning, gathering intellectuals and thinkers who use their professional knowledge to illuminate the Biblical text.

“If you think you already understand the Book of Genesis, think again.”
—Jonathan D. Sarna, Brandeis University

“Beth Kissileff’s new anthology, Reading Genesis, brings together a stellar collection of essays by a diverse group of almost two-dozen experts.”
Hadassah Magazine

“This is an original, and sometimes outstandingly good book which will be enjoyed by all who care about reading, preaching and living Genesis.” Rosa Hunt, Regent’s Review

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