He has published eight novels over the last fifteen years including the famous the last kabbalist of lisbon he has won numerous prizes for his work and is a contributor to the los angeles times book review. The last kabbalist of lisbon an international bestseller is an extraordinary novel that transports listeners into the universe of jewish kabbalah during the lisbon massacre of april 1506 just a few years earlier jews living in portugal were dragged to the baptismal font and forced to convert to christianity. The story revolves around a young adult and the discovery that his beloved uncle abraham has been killed during the 1506 lisbon jewish massacre during the riots and aftermath berekiah realizes his uncle wasnt killed by the christian rioters and sets out to find the truth behind abrahams mysterious and most secret murder. The last kabbalist of lisbon is a compelling murder mystery and historical novel that uses the catastrophic events that overtook spanish and portuguese jewry in the fifteenth century these events mark an important period in jewish history that is often overlooked. From these twin interests came the last kabbalist of lisbon a murder mystery about a found manuscript it begins in istanbul inspired by a true encounter that occurred while zimler was researching the book
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