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Jewish American Literature: A Story of Impossible Assimilation

Jesse Bogner | Posted 09.03.2016 | Religion
Jesse Bogner

One culture that is often left out of curriculums on multiculturalism is Jewish culture. While most curriculums do something that recognizes the Holocaust, a particularly relevant culture to students, especially New Yorkers, is Jewish American life.

Even Jews Can Ignore Jewish Suffering?

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.01.2016 | Home
Lev Raphael

Why didn't they demand inclusive language or refuse to sign? What did they have to lose? I don't belong to PEN -- but if I did, I'd be ashamed to sign a letter that ignored the plight of French Jews.

The Blurbs That Got Away

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.20.2012 | Home
Lev Raphael

I've been lucky in my publishing career to get blurbs from wonderful, well-known authors I admire and respect. But I've also missed out a few crucial times.

My Amazing Jewish Book Festival Ride

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home
Randy Susan Meyers

If you're a Jewish author you can participate in an authorial version of American Idol. Call it Jewish Writer Idol, where the chosen ones speak at over 100 Jewish Book Festivals.

The 18 Must-Read Jewish Books

Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion

Jews are known as the "People of the Book" for good reason. The Torah, otherwise known as the Hebrew Bible, has inspired debate and sparked imaginatio...

2010 National Jewish Book Awards Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Jewish Book Council crowned Gal Beckerman's "When They Come For Us, We'll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry" the Jewish Book of the ...