The Ministry of Special Cases

The Ministry of Special Cases
Nathan Englander   (Argentina)
2007 – Kindle – 342 pages
rating – 9.5

The story of Jews in Argentina where life was not easy – not only did the officials make it difficult but the Jews themselves made it difficult for themselves. There was a very strict observation of hierarchy in the churches and cemeteries. The “bad” Jews were buried in a separate cemetery but as time went on their descendants were “good” so the names on the gravestones in the “bad” cemetery sometimes had to be erased. That is the job of our protagonist, a guy named “Kaddish” (prayer of mourning) Poznan, … MORE >>> 

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