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Jewish Literary Map of NYC

Inspired by some of the wonderful literary maps we've seen around the web, Jewish Book Council decided to design one with a Jewish literary angle.

Now Available: 2016 National Jewish Book Award Guidelines

Find the guidelines and submission forms for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards here.

2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Winner Announced

Register for a free panel discussion with the winners and fellows of the 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature on May 18th at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

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Rhapsody in Schmaltz

Rhapsody in Schmaltz

by Michael Wex

How Jewish food exemplifies a world language, peppered with strains and sources from across the world. read more

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From the JBC Blog

4 Memorable Memoirs

by Dorit Sasson
Accidental Soldier author Dorit Sasson shares the four memoirs that inspired and enabled her to write her own.

I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This

by Nat Bernstein
One side of Nadja Spiegelman's family was immortalized in her father's three-volume graphic memoir, Maus. She discovers the other side for herself in this today's featured Book Cover of the Week.