Daniel M. Jaffe



**The Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, published an interview with Daniel about his novel, YELED TOV.

**Daniel's short story, "Angelina and Joan," will receive a dramatic reading by a professional actor as part of The New Short Fiction Series' performance, "Latinx Life in L.A.," part of Beach=Culture at the Annenberg Community Beach House, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 6:30 p.m. 415 Pacific Coats Hwy at Beach Coast Way, Santa Monica.

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**Daniel will be reading from his new novel, YELED TOV, at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program Publication Party, 7:30 PM, June 5, 2018 at the Moss Theater, 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404.

**On May 1, the online literary journal, Foliate Oak, published Daniel's short story, "Expressionismus." What a fun presentation!

Selected Works

Daniel's newest novel follows a teenager's struggle to integrate his gay and Jewish identities. Can he be true to his desires while still being a good Jew?
In this novel-in-stories, the narrator explores different ways of adapting Jewish tradition to the modern world.
Daniel's short story collection examines many aspects of contemporary gay-Jewish life.
A year after the death of his Holocaust-surviving grandmother, Dave Miller leaves Boston for Amsterdam, the home of Anne Frank, whom his Grandma revered. Dave, feeling undeserving to confront the suffering that Grandma endured, cannot bring himself to visit Anne Frank's house. Angry at himself and the world, Dave seeks out risky erotic trysts that mix sacred ritual with profane hedonism. Then he meets Alexander, a sexually reserved Dutchman of Indonesian heritage, who has identity conflicts of his own. The relationship shakes both men's lives to their core.

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