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Tamar Yellin

Tamar Yellin\'s first novel, The Genizah at the House of Shepher, received the Ribalow Prize 2006 and the Rohr Prize 2007 and was short-listed for the Wingate Prize. Her collection, Kafka in Bronteland and other stories, was a finalist for the Edge Hill Prize and received the Reform Judaism Prize 2006. Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes appeared in September 2008.
Meet the Author: Tamar Yellin
The Genizah at the House of Shepher 
Inspired by a true story from the author’s own family, this is the tale of a biblical scholar who becomes embroiled in a family feud over possession of a mysterious and valuable biblical manuscript discovered in her grandparents’ Jerusalem attic.
Inspired by the Bible

David Maine conveyed Cain’s anguish in the beautiful Fallen and Noah’s wife and children’s dismay in the humorous Flood. The Genizah at the House of Shepher is Tamar Yellin’s thriller about a missing biblical codex and the search for the true text of the Bible. They spoke about finding their inspiration in the sacred text.

Sea of Azov
“The dark menace lurking in the best fairy tales is never far from the surface…” JBW 2009 launched World Jewish Relief’s first ever collection of short stories. Jewish and non-Jewish writers from Britain, Israel and North America came together to support WJR and to tell their tales, trying to make fictional sense of the previous century and the century just beginning to evolve. This book has been given the title of The Sea of Azov, after both the birthplace of C...