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Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

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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.

Accepting Applications for the Natan Book Award

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

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The Book of Separation

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The Ruined House

The Ruined House

by Ruby Namdar

Namdar’s excellent writing, acute observational commentary, and fluency in Jewish religious texts make this novel a towering achievement of contemporary Jewish literature.read more

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From the JBC Blog

Ode to Ephron

by Lynda Schuster
In her writing, she combined a feminist’s sensibility with the ability to turn pain into laughter—the latter the very essence of Jewish humor.

Where Are All the Happy Jewish Stories?

by Sacha Lamb
On Holocaust books, Jewish and non-Jewish readers, and the quest for "universal" appeal.