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Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

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

Raid the Shelves 2017

Sign up to visit Jewish Book Council's offices Wednesday, December 6th and walk away with as many books as you can carry!

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The Seventh Day: Israeli Literature Fifty Years After the Six-Day War

An Israeli literature mini-festival in New York City, featuring five celebrated Hebrew writers and five notable American intellectuals.

JBC Book Clubs

A Crime in the Family

Pick of the Week A Crime in the Family

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Einstein and the Rabbi: Searching for the Soul

Einstein and the Rabbi: Searching for the Soul

by Naomi Levy

How does a Jew balance belief with science, body with soul, when facing the traumas of life?read more

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From the JBC Blog

Love as Freedom, Love as Separation, in Japanese and Jewish Tales

by Kenny Fries
What does a Japanese folktale have in common with a Chagall painting and a story by Sholom Aleichem?

Talking Books with Carol Zoref

by Carol Zoref
Zoref shares her #toberead list, her favorite Jewish writers, and the unlikely novel she loves.