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2014 National Jewish Book Award Winners and Finalists

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2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Finalists

Read about the five fiction finalists for the 2015 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation

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Little Failure: A Memoir

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Gary Shteyngart

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The Nightingale

The Nightingale

by Kristin Hannah

“In love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are.” read more

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From the JBC Blog

Remaining Russian Through Food

by Boris Fishman
The author of 2015 Sami Rohr Prize finalist A Replacement Life discusses the influence of food on his writing and identity—and provides an authentic Ukrainian recipe for borscht!

We’ve Got the Moves: Jewish Madness on Madison Avenue

by Kerri P. Steinberg
How the art of copyrighting brought Jewish into the advertising industry—and the American mainstream.