Audio: A Young Jewish Author Mines Mysticism for Exciting Novel

Will Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy discover the deadly secret of his father's knife that could reveal a hidden past?
4/23/2014, 11:41 AM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Tune in for an interview with Jerusalem-based author Dave Mason on his exciting new novel The Lamp of Darkness, Book One of the Age of Prophecy series. Mason talks about his journey from an American lawyer to an Israeli-based rabbi and writer. The book follows Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy in ancient Israel who discovers a hidden secret during a time of epic battles.

Plus, listener submitted poetry. Tune in to hear your poem read on the show.

Also, acapella music from Itzik Eshel, Moshe Peretz, David Kadoch, Aviv Raphael and more.

Note: This show is Sefirat HaOmer friendly.

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Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit
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