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Chaim Potok's Asher Lev Still Lives

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Did I mention that he is a Hasidic Jew? Asher Lev makes Matisyahu look like beat-boxing was never meant for anything more racy than a bar mitzvah.

Pioneering Cultural Historian Dies At 104

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.25.2012 | Books

Jacques Barzun, a pioneering cultural historian, reigning public intellectual and longtime Ivy League professor who became a best-selling author in hi...

Pioneering Cultural Historian Dies At 104

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.25.2012 | Books

Jacques Barzun, a pioneering cultural historian, reigning public intellectual and longtime Ivy League professor who became a best-selling author in hi...

Literature As Legacy: Writing Across The Generational Divide

Laura Paull | Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco
Laura Paull

Literature as a creator of dialogues that deepen and explore the dynamic between different generations is a theme of a multi-day event at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center his weekend, through Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Book Reviews: Critics vs. Amazon Reviewers

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books

In the age of rapid digital revolution in publishing, when readers have book review options ranging from decades-old publications like The New Yorker,...

The Most Famous Retold Stories In Literature

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.26.2011 | Books

Besides being an accomplished pediatrician, Chris Adrian was named one of the New Yorker‘s “20 Under 40″ fiction writers last summer, and is als...

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 ...