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2014 National Jewish Book Award Winners and Finalists

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2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Finalists

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The Hormone Factory

The Hormone Factory

by Saskia Goldschmidt

A novel based on the true story of Jewish twin brothers and the women working in their Dutch pharmaceutical company, Organon. read more

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Internal Dialogue: On Book Programs

by Nat Bernstein
"Authors know so much more than the art of writing. They take subject matter and craft it into a story we can't put down, we can't ignore—precisely because those stories are about us, because they hum along to our own lives in a voice so distant yet so familiar that we can't help but stop to listen."

Jewish Journalists, World Zionism, and Paris's Personal and Political Patterns

by Roger Cohen
120 years after the Dreyfus Affair, what do last week's Paris attacks illustrate about the Diaspora throughout Jewish history?