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6 Novels By Contemporary Jewish Writers for a Sweet New Year

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.03.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Wendy Sheanin | Off the Shelf Next week I will fly to California to spend the High Holidays with my family. It's a time of reflection and often a ...

What's a Nice Jewish Girl Like Me Doing in a Christmas Book?

Roz Warren | Posted 12.18.2016 | Religion
Roz Warren

Being a Jew at Christmas can be a challenge. As the airwaves fill with carols and the stores crowd with holiday shoppers, it can feel as if we're being steamrolled by a gigantic Christmas Cheer machine, driven by Santa and spewing songs, gifts, tinsel and trees.

One Author, 100 Book Clubs: Meet Nomi Eve

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 03.16.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Nomi Eve launched a 100 Book Club Challenge. Through a mix of Skype and in-person meet-ups, Eve wants to discuss her book with 100 different book clubs across the globe.

Etgar Keret: The Long and Very Short of Fiction

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Tom Teicholz

Keret, 46, explained that he sees himself as more "a Jewish writer than an Israeli one," because being Jewish, he said, "is my heritage."

A Deep Longing: An Interview With Michael Lowenthal, Author of The Paternity Test

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Books
Judy Bolton-Fasman

Michael Lowenthal's fourth novel, The Paternity Test, is a beautifully told story that brings myriad social issues to the forefront, and also manages to be a literary page-turner.

My Amazing Jewish Book Festival Ride

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 02.01.2012 | Books
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 Kraken Rising: Russell Hoban's 86th Birthday

Lindsay Edmunds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lindsay Edmunds

Russell Hoban turns 86-years-old today (February 4, 2011). For the 10th year running, fans of his work (aka, the Kraken) will celebrate the day.

2010 National Jewish Book Awards Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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 ...