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Sigal Samuel Explores Hasidic, Hipster Montreal in "The Mystics of Mile End"

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Sigal Samuel's debut novel "The Mystics of Mile End" tells the story of a dysfunctional family exploring ancient traditions in modern-day Montreal. The family struggles to find meaning from Kabbalah, the ancient mystical tradition of Judaism. Samuel is a fiction writer and the opinion editor at The Forward, a magazine covering Jewish issues.


Sigal Samuel, author of "The Mystics of Mile End" ; opinion editor of The Forward