Authors Posts by R. A. Alpert

R. A. Alpert

A native of Washington Heights, New York, Rochel is a teacher and lecturer. She is currently completing her master’s degree in Jewish History at Touro’s Graduate School of Jewish Studies, where she is focusing on medieval Ashkenazic Jewry.

The Mashiach Card

Would you be happy for the Messiah to arrive? In this short story, R.A. Alpert imagines the conflicts that arise when a Jewish businessman attempts to capitalize on the coming of the Messiah