Find the guidelines and submission forms for the 2015 National Jewish Book Awards here.
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.
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 Not Me
Michael Lavigneread more
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
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."
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.