Editor's Picks

Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

Subscribe now to receive the first-ever issue of Paper Brigade, Jewish Book Council's annual literary magazine.

Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation

Hosted at the Jewish Museum in NYC, Unpacking the Book brings together some of the finest writers of the day for conversations around contemporary Jewish life and identity.

2017 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Finalists Announced

Register for a free panel discussion with the winners and fellows of the 2017 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature on May 3rd at The Jewish Museum

The Holocaust Book Award in Memory of Ernest W. Michel Named for 2017

Jewish Book Council names the National Jewish Book Award for Holocaust Studies and Narratives to Honor Jewish philanthropist and Holocaust survivor Ernest W. Michel.

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The Essential Hayim Greenberg

The Essential Hayim Greenberg

by Mark A. Raider, ed.

Although Hayim Greenberg assigned himself the task of articulating Jewish collective demands, no one was less parochial in his curiosity. read more

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How Wives Pay for Their Husbands' Crimes

by Randy Susan Meyers
“She must have known,” is the first response Randy Susan Meyers hears from readers about her new novel, The Widow of Wall Street—and she wants to know why.

Interview with David Bezmozgis

by Ranen Omer-Sherman
The National Jewish Book Award-winning author of The Betrayers discusses adapting his short story "Natasha" to film and why he fears for the fate of literature and cinema equally.