More, a comfortable more, of Rabbi David Small in the popular continuity although you'll be sitting shivah for a long time...

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MONDAY THE RABBI TOOK OFF

More, a comfortable more, of Rabbi David Small in the popular continuity although you'll be sitting shivah for a long time without a corpse. The young Rabbi whose contract has not been renewed and whose board is most, well, unchristian in their dealings, decides to take a three months' leave and go to Israel. In his place comes Rabbi Emeritus Deutch who has not enjoyed his retirement (he's supposed to be above all those pleasures of the later years -- light fiction, golf, television) and it would seem that David has lost his congregation for good. In the meantime he goes to Israel and this is more than a Hadassah tour of the land of milk and. . . terrorism for Rabbi Deutch's nephew Roy is involved and caught, crossing the border. Kemelman, like Harry Golden, is one of those nice, reasonable defenders of the faith who unobtrusively explains as he goes. So learn a little. And enjoy it some.

Pub Date: Feb. 24, 1972

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Putnam

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 1, 1972