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
Taking the Stand
by Alan Dershowitz
Autobiography is a genre that is sometimes criticized for encouraging self-aggrandizement and the celebration of petty vanities, but this could not be further from the truth in Alan Dershowitz’s outstanding new book about his life.read more
by Jenny Feldon
I was sitting on the couch in my tiny apartment, trying to decide between takeout Thai and takeout sushi for dinner, when my husband walked in with a strange, glazed look in his eyes and announced we were moving to India.
by Harriet Rossetto
Thirty years ago I was drawn to a classified ad in the LA Times looking for a Social Worker to visit Jewish convicts in county jails, state and federal penitentiaries.