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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.

Summer 2016 Jewish Book Preview

Be the first to discover the newest titles with Jewish Book Council's seasonal list of books to look out for in the months to come.

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Towers of Gold

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Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

by Neal Gabler

How Barba Streisand's unlikely stardom redefined beauty, femininity, and power. read more

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From the JBC Blog

A JewAsian 4th of July

by Helen Kiyong Kim and Noah Samuel Leavitt
"Writing JewAsian helped us confront the central role that race plays for the young people at the center of our investigation. Like our nation, our mixed-race Jewish interviewees feel both the stress and the optimism of their complex identities."

Extra Diapers, Two Bottles, Four Cans of Evaporated Milk, Five $20 Bills

by Anna Solomon
Read an excerpt from Leaving Lucy Pear by Anna Solomon, a novel about a Jewish woman and an Irish family in Prohibition-era New England.