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Find the guidelines and submission forms for the 2015 National Jewish Book Awards here.

2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Winner & Finalists

Ayelet Tsabari (The Best Place on Earth: Stories) has won the $100,000 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature! Find out more about the winner, choice award winner, and finalists here.

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Bitter Bronx: Thirteen Stories

Bitter Bronx: Thirteen Stories

by Jerome Charyn

Thirteen stories back and forth between characters who have come to live in one section of the Bronx or another, struggling to exist with dignity and love. read more

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From the JBC Blog

Animating a Literary Golem

by Steve Stern
"Isn’t that what art is? A container made in time to hold a timeless element? But my artificial containers, formed from recycled folk narratives, were never sturdy enough to confine authentic magic, which tended to crack the forms wide open."

Israel Then and Now: 6 Big Changes Since 1994

by Jessamyn Hope
Safekeeping takes place on a kibbutz in northern Israel over the summer of 1994. The world has changed a lot since then, and Israel, being such a young country with unique socio-political challenges, transforms at a particularly quick rate.