Rabbi Markus (Meyer) Lehman (1831 – 1890) was a writer and public figure. From 1854 until his death, he was the rabbi of the Jewish Orthodox community of Mainz. His brilliance helped him become a leader against the Reform movement of Judaism. Rabbi Lehman’s works were compared by literary critics with historical stories and novels written by L. Feuchtwanger and T. Mann. In this fascinating, accessible form of an adventure genre, assimilated youth in Germany got acquainted with the centuries-old Jewish history and traditions.