Eliette Abecassis

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Eliette Abecassis is the author of several novels, including the bestsellerThe Qumran Mystery (1998).

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2005

Tuesday, 8 March 2005

The novels of Eliette Abecassis and Naomi Ragen provide a fascinating window into the intimate reaches of the orthodox world. Both depict moral and personal dilemmas in the lives of ultra-orthodox women and the ensuing conflicts and struggles to sustain belief and commitment. Living in Israel, Ragen writes about orthodox communities in both the US and Israel.

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