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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

Sacha Batthyany

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Necessary Stories

Necessary Stories

by Haim Watzman

A collection of short stories about life in modern Israel and contemporary Judaism.read more

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From the JBC Blog

Talking Books with Carol Zoref

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

Updating Old World Foods for the Modern Cook and Eater

by Sarah Rich
A co-editor of the new book, Leave Me Alone with the Recipes: The Life, Art, and Cookbook of Cipe Pineles, explains how she adapted a collection of family recipes, recorded in 1945, for the modern palate.