Editor's Picks

Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

Order the 2018 issue of Paper Brigade, Jewish Book Council's annual literary magazine.

National Jewish Book Club

JBC Book Clubs is excited to announce the release of the fourth National Jewish Book Club guide which we hope will introduce you to new works of Jewish literature and reunite you with stories with which you may be quite familiar.

National Jewish Book Award Winners Announced

Presented annually, the National Jewish Book Awards honor titles representing the finest Jewish fiction, nonfiction, and scholarship for adult and young readers each year.

Accepting Applications for the Natan Book Award

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Natan Book Award at the Jewish Book Council.

JBC Book Clubs

Blooms of Darkness

Pick of the Week Blooms of Darkness

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If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir

If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir

by Ilana Kurshan

The power of this memoir arises from the expert connections Kurshan draws between her personal story and talmudic anecdotes. read more

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From the JBC Blog

Interview: Eshkol Nevo

by Ranen Omer-Sherman
A conversation with the Israeli author about his newly-translated novel, Three Floors Up.

Why I Write Stories About Religion

by Chloe Benjamin
How growing up in an interfaith family has inspired me to explore religion in my work.