A Traveler Without a Ticket
Growing up in a village outside London in the years following World War II, Alan Judd was largely unaware of Jewish history or the Holocaust. Much has changed since then.
Book Cover of the Week: The Story of Hebrew
Lewis Glinert’s linguistic history boasts one of the loveliest covers of 2017 yet, beckoning with blue watercolor calligraphy scrawled across a blank canvas of textured white.
Lion Feuchtwanger: An Author Never Out of Print But No Longer Known
Alan Judd picked up a signed first edition of Jew Süss, rough-cut, number 26 of 275 numbered copies, for all of £2.00. You can still do that with Lion Feuchtwanger because, despite the fact that he has rarely if ever been completely out of print, he is no longer widely known.
Kicking Off a New Year of Reading
Did you catch Jewish Book Council's staff picks for January 2017? Check out our first monthly list of staff selections of 2017!
Reading List: Emma Lazarus
Did you know the inscription on the Statue of Liberty was written by a Jewish American poet and immigrant rights activist? Learn more about Emma Lazarus in books for readers of all ages.