With Jewish Book Month in full swing, it's also time to start thinking about Chanukah, and, of course, that means Chanukah gifts.
Through “Unpacking the Book” and the JBC Circle membership program, embark on a journey with the Jewish Book Council as you explore questions sparked by the works of some of the great literary minds of the day.
JBC Book Clubs is excited to launch this new project which we hope will introduce you to new works of Jewish literature and reunite you with stories with which you may be quite familiar.
Pick of the Week Drawing in the Dust
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by Maggie Anton
Maggie Anton takes readers on a journey to fourth-century Babylonia as she continues the story of Rav Hisda’s daughter. read more
by Adam D. Mendelsohn
"How within a generation or two, did American Jewry move upward so quickly from stitching in sweatshops to a position of prominence and preeminence within the American economy—and within American society, more broadly?"
by Rabbi Joshua Eli Plaut
"Here is a recent American tale of old wine in new vessels. Part of our national folklore reveals that Woody Guthrie, the iconic American folk troubadour and songwriter, composed Hanukkah songs."