Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

This has been a great year for Jew­ish-inter­est food­ie books. From the The Mile End Cook­book and Jerusalem, to JBC Net­work books An Ever­last­ing MealBreak­ing Bread in Galilee, Din­ner: A Love Sto­ry, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen, Get Cook­ing, Eat the City, and Helen Nash’s New Kosher Cui­sine, we’re swim­ming in lox over here. Speak­ing of lox (I know, I know).…be on the look­out for Mark Russ Fed­er­man’s Russ & Daugh­ters, pub­bing from Schock­en in March:

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the CEO of Jew­ish Book Coun­cil. She grad­u­at­ed from Emory Uni­ver­si­ty with degrees in Eng­lish and Art His­to­ry and, in addi­tion, stud­ied at Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lege Lon­don. Pri­or to her role as exec­u­tive direc­tor, Nao­mi served as the found­ing edi­tor of the JBC web­site and blog and man­ag­ing edi­tor of Jew­ish Book World. In addi­tion, she has over­seen JBC’s dig­i­tal ini­tia­tives, and also devel­oped the JBC’s Vis­it­ing Scribe series and Unpack­ing the Book: Jew­ish Writ­ers in Conversation.