Other Covenants: Alternate Histories of the Jewish People is now out!

SFC member Andrea D. Lobel is co-editor of the SFF anthology, Other Covenants: Alternate Histories of the Jewish People, along with Mark Shainblum. The book, from Ben Yehuda Press, was released December 12, 2022!

In Other Covenants, you’ll meet Israeli astronauts trying to save a doomed space shuttle, a Jewish community’s faith challenged by the unstoppable return of their own undead, a Jewish science fiction writer in a world of Zeppelins and magic, an adult Anne Frank, an entire genre of Jewish martial arts movies, a Nazi dystopia where Judaism refuses to die, and many more.

SFC member Allan Weiss’ story, “A Tartan of Many Colors”, joins 30 other stories and poems in this hefty 150,000-word anthology which also includes work by Robert Silverberg, Harry Turtledove, Lavie Tidhar, Bogi Takács, and Canadians Eric Choi, Claude Lalumiere, and Seymour Mayne.

Andrea D. Lobel is an ordained rabbi with a Ph.D. in Religion. She teaches Religion and Humanities at Carleton University and serves as a Jewish Studies teacher and rabbinic mentor at Darshan Yeshiva. In addition to her academic teaching and research, she is an award-winning writer and editor. Her research and publications are focused on the history of religion, science, and magic, with an emphasis on astronomy, space exploration, and artificial intelligence in religion. She also researches scientific and mathematical knowledge transmission between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. You can find her at andrealobel.com

Allan Weiss was born in Montreal and lives in Toronto, where he teaches English and Humanities at York University. He has published dozens of short stories, both mainstream and genre, in various periodicals and anthologies, including Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire, Windsor Review, On Spec, Tesseracts 4, 7, and 9, and the fantasy collection Making the Rounds (Edge 2016). Find him at allanweiss.com

You can find Other Covenants: Alternate Histories of the Jewish People at Ben Yehuda Press. Get a copy today!

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