The Jewish Book Council is pleased to announce that Matti Friedman, author of The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible (Algonquin Books), is the winner of the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Literature.
The Jewish Book Council seeks to hire an individual for an unpaid part-time spring internship (2-3 days a week).
Over 200 authors are criss-crossing North America this year to attend Jewish book festivals and programs. Find out which authors (and find yourself a new book to read).
Pick of the Week Binocular Vision
Edith Pearlmanread more
by Liad Shoham
This crime novel, which has been translated from Hebrew, takes place in Tel Aviv, where a brutal rape occurs on a residential street. read more
by Jenny Feldon
Until I moved to India, I’d never viewed being Jewish as something unusual. I grew up in an upper middle class Boston suburb, where Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur were public school holidays for the entire district.
by Harriet Rossetto
A sixteen-year-old boy, driving drunk, killed four people. His attorneys cited "affluenza" as the cause of his recklessness and recommended treatment, not confinement.