Jewish Book World Magazine
Jewish Book World is the quarterly review publication of the Jewish Book Council, devoted to the promotion of books of Jewish interest across a wide range of genres. As the only magazine of its kind, Jewish Book World helps readers learn about new books of Jewish interest and make informed reading choices. With hundreds of vibrant reviews each year; feature articles on Jewish interest books, authors, and literary themes, as well as author interviews and book group guides, Jewish Book World is a timely resource for those interested in staying abreast of the latest books of Jewish interest. Reviews from the magazine are now featured online and can be accessed here. Subscriptions to the print edition of the magazine are available for purchase here.
Jewish Book World began in 1982 as a twelve-page pamphlet that was circulated to Jewish Community Centers, featuring short blurbs from publishers on approximately 50 new books of Jewish interest. In 1994, Jewish Book World grew from a pamphlet to a full-length magazine published three times a year. This publication now, greatly expanded, appears quarterly and includes original reviews of over 120 books per issue, updates on literary events and industry news, author profiles, and articles on the world of Jewish books.
Carol E. Kaufman
Children's Book Editor
Michal H. Malen
Jewish Book World features reviews of over 120 books in each issue (all reviews also appear here on the JBC website). For a book to be considered for review there must be evidence of Jewish content and a new or recent copyright date (within the last year). JBW is currently accepting submissions with a 2014 or 2015 copyright.
Books are reviewed at the discretion of the editors and editorial committee.
Please note that Jewish Book Council receives hundreds of books for possible review each quarter, so we ask that you not telephone to receive information on your book's status. If you are concerned that JBC did not receive your review copies, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of your book and the date you submitted the title. If we have not received the book, we will contact you.
To submit a book for review consideration, please send two copies, along with contact information (including an e-mail address), to:
Jewish Book Council
520 8th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018
The JBC will follow up with you directly if there are plans for a review. Review copies will not be returned.
Find the digital supplements to the print editions of Jewish Book World here.
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