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Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy’s NIGHT IN JERUSALEM Blog Tour July 3 – December 29!

Night in Jerusalem

Inside the Book

Author: Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy
Publisher: PKZ Inc.
Pages: 246
Genre: Historical Romance

A bewitching love story that is also an extraordinary portrait of Jerusalem, its faith, spirituality, identity, and kaleidoscope of clashing beliefs, Night in Jerusalem is a novel of mystery, beauty, historical insight, and sexual passion.

David Bennett is invited to Jerusalem in 1967 by his cousin who, to the alarm of his aristocratic British family, has embraced Judaism. He introduces David to his mentor, Reb Eli, a revered sage in the orthodox community. Despite his resistance to religious teaching, David becomes enthralled by the rabbi’s wisdom and compassionate presence. When David discloses a sexual problem, Reb Eli unwittingly sets off a chain of events that transforms his life and the life of the mysterious prostitute, Tamar, who, in a reprise of an ancient biblical story, leads both men to an astonishing realization. As passions rise, the Six Day War erupts, reshaping the lives of everyone caught up in it.


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Meet the Author

Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy

Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy worked as an actress and writer in film and television in the United States and Israel. Night in Jerusalem is her debut novel, which she has adapted to film. She lives in Ojai California with her husband and daughter.

She writes, “I lived in Israel in the 1960s, a naive twenty-year-old, hoping to find myself and my place in the world. The possibility of war was remote to me. I imagined the tensions in the region would somehow be resolved peacefully. Then, the Six Day War erupted and I experienced it firsthand in Jerusalem.

I have drawn Night in Jerusalem from my experiences during that time. The historical events portrayed in the novel are accurate. The characters are based on people I knew in the city. Like me, they were struggling to make sense of their lives, responding to inherited challenges they could not escape that shaped their destiny in ways they and the entire Middle East could not have imagined.

I have always been intrigued by the miraculous. How and where the soul’s journey leads and how it reveals its destiny. How two people who are destined, even under the threat of war and extinction, can find one another.

Israel’s Six Day War is not a fiction; neither was the miracle of its victory. What better time to discover love through intrigue, passion, and the miraculous.

Writing this story was in part reliving my history in Israel, in part a mystical adventure. I am grateful that so many who have read Night In Jerusalem have experienced this as well.”




Participating Blogs

Monday, July 3

First Chapter Reveal & Tour Kick-Off at Pump Up Your Book

Thursday, July 6

Book Featured at The Writer’s Life


Monday, July 10

Interview at My Book Launch

Wednesday, July 12

Book Featured at Bound 2 Escape

Thursday, July 13

Book Featured at Nuttin’ But Books


Monday, July 17

Book Featured at I’m Shelf-ish

Wednesday, July 19

Book Featured at Readsalot


Monday, July 24

Book Featured at CBY Book Club

Tuesday, July 25

Interview at My Bookish Pleasures

Friday, July 28

Interview at Confessions of an Eccentric Bookaholic


Tuesday, August 1

Interview at PUYB Virtual Book Club

Wednesday, August 2

Guest Blogging at Must Read Faster


Monday, August 7

Guest Blogging at I Smell Sheep

Thursday, August 10

Book Featured at Nuttin But Books


Monday, August 14

First Chapter Reveal at The Dark Phantom Reviews

Wednesday, August 16

Interview at T’s Stuff


Monday, August 21

Book Featured at A Title Wave

Thursday, August 24

Guest Blogging at Lori’s Reading Corner


Monday, August 28

Guest Blogging at Mythical Books


Monday, September 4

Book Featured at Hooked From Page One

Wednesday, September 6

Interview at Book Bloggin’ Princess


Monday, September 11

Guest Blogging at Blogging Authors

Tuesday, September 12

Book Featured at Readsalot

Wednesday, September 13

Book Featured at Books Dreams Life

Thursday, September 14

Book Review at Deal Sharing Aunt


Monday, September 18

Guest Blogging at The Story Behind the Book

Wednesday, September 20

Book Review at Chill and Read


Monday, September 25

Book Featured at Book Cover Junkie

Tuesday, September 26

First Chapter Reveal at Beyond the Books

Friday, September 29

Interview at A Blue Million Books


Monday, October 2

Book Featured at Yah Gotta Read This

Tuesday, October 3

Interview at Book Publishing Secrets

Thursday, October 4

Book Featured at Hooked From Page One


Monday, October 9

Character Interview at Pimp That Character!

Wednesday, October 11

Book Review at Stormy Nights Reviewing & Bloggin’


Monday, October 16

Guest Blogging at The Book Connection

Tuesday, October 17

First Chapter Reveal at Literarily Speaking


Monday, October 23

Interview at The Literary Nook

Wednesday, October 25

First Chapter Reveal at The Book Rack


Monday, October 30

Book Featured at Write and Take Flight

Tuesday, October 31

Interview at Straight From the Author’s Mouth


Wednesday, November 1

Guest Blogging at Dear Reader, Love Author

Friday, November 3

Book Featured at Authors & Readers Book Corner


Monday, November 6

Interview at The Writer’s Life

Wednesday, November 8

Book Review at 100 Pages A Day


Monday, November 13

Interview at I’m Shelf-ish

Wednesday, November 15

Book Featured at Read My First Chapter


Monday, November 20

First Chapter Reveal at As the Pages Turn


Monday, November 27

Interview at The Avid Reader

Thursday, November 30

Interview at The Dark Phantom Reviews


Monday, December 4

Interview at As the Pages Turn

Tuesday, December 5

Interview at Nuttin’ But Books

Wednesday, December 6

Book Review at Morning Beans Blog


Monday, December 11

Interview at Literarily Speaking

Tuesday, December 12

Book Review at Good Family Reads

Thursday, December 14

Book Review at Books for Books

Friday, December 15

Interview at Book Marketing Buzz


Friday, December 29

Interview at SheWrites

Book Feature at What’s On Your Kindle?