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2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Winner & Finalists

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.

2014 National Jewish Book Award Winners and Finalists

Read about the 2014 National Jewish Book Award Winners and Finalists here.

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The Night, The Day

The Night, The Day

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An ex-Nazi meets the Long Island Jewish psychologist in Andrew Kane’s gripping new novel. read more

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From the JBC Blog

"Once Upon a Time, Granny Went to the Ovens..."

by Marcia Posner
We are frequently asked by parents, teachers, and others a perplexing question: At which age and at which stage it is appropriate to introduce books about the Holocaust to young children? Jewish Book Council consults an expert in the field of Holocaust literature for her take on this important topic.

On Writing a Cookbook for the JCC of Manhattan

by Katja Goldman, Judy Bernstein Bunzl, and Lisa Rotmil
The meat of this lamb burger recipe is in the story behind it.