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Jewish Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Seminar

This seminar brings together agents, editors, illustrators, and authors for a full day of discussion about Jewish children's book publishing.

Jewish Writers' Seminar: Writing for Adult Readers

Have you written a book on Jewish themes that you'd like to have published? Do you have a story idea? The Jewish Authors' Seminar is for you!

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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.

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My Father's Paradise

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Ariel Sabar

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Testimony

Testimony

by The USC Shoah Foundation

Honoring the 20th anniversary of Schindler’s List and the inimitable project it germinated, the USC Shoah Founda­tion has produced a book of eponymous testimony and testament to the lasting significance and influence of Steven Spielberg’s twin master­piece. read more

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From the JBC Blog

Paperless Love: A Four-Part Series

by Sarah Wildman
Sarah Wildman examines the letters that didn't make it into her book Paper Love.

The Reason Jews Shouldn't Celebrate Halloween Is Exactly Why We Should

by Nat Bernstein
It’s a question every Jewish American parent faces at the waning of October: Will you allow your children to trick-or-treat? It’s a deliberation that, generally, comes down to whether one considers Halloween a secular holiday or acknowledges its pagan-Christian origins. But maybe—just maybe—we have that backwards.