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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.

2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Winner Announced

Register for a free panel discussion with the winners and fellows of the 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature on May 18th at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

National Jewish Book Award Winners Announced

Presented annually, the National Jewish Book Awards honor titles representing the finest Jewish fiction, nonfiction, and scholarship for adult and young readers each year.

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JBC Book Clubs

Casting Lots

Pick of the Week Casting Lots

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Israel Eats

Israel Eats

by Steven Rothfeld

A tour of each region of Israel and the chefs, farmers, winemakers, cheesemakers, markets, and restaurateurs to be found in the deepest corners of the country. read more

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From the JBC Blog

Book Cover of the Week

by Nat Bernstein
Steve Schapiro and Lawrence Schiller's black-and-white profile shot is the perfect portrait to grace a biography entitled Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power.

Why the Time Has Finally Come to Talk about Stabilizing Israel’s Population

by Alon Tal
The Israel Union for Environmental Defense founder Alon Tal examines Israel's history and current demographics as it relates today's overpopulation in Israel.