Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

Sum­mer is…almost here.

Keep your eyes open for these upcom­ing titles as you browse the shelves this Summer:


The Hebrew Tutor of Bel Air (Allan Appel)
Israel Is Real (Rich Cohen)
Draw­ing in the Dust(Zoe Klein)


Jew­ish Cook­ing Boot Camp: The Mod­ern Girl’s Guide to Cook­ing Like a Jew­ish Grand­moth­er (Andrea Marks Carneiro and Roz Marks)
Rashi’s Daugh­ters, Book III: Rachel: A Nov­el of Love and the Tal­mud in Medieval France (Mag­gie Anton)
Rage Against the Meshuge­nah: Why it Takes Balls to Go Nuts (Dan­ny Evans)

Sep­tem­ber (Ok, not quite Sum­mer still, but close enough)

The Jew­ish Princess: Feasts and Fes­ti­vals: With Fam­i­ly and Friends (Georgie Tarn and Tracey Fine)
Day After Night (Ani­ta Dia­mant)
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Exper­i­ment (A.J. Jacobs)

And on the Fall hori­zon (don’t wor­ry, we’ll remind you…):

Save the Deli: Search of Per­fect Pas­tra­mi, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jew­ish Del­i­catessen (David Sax)
Sex, Drugs & Gefilte Fish: The Heeb Sto­ry­telling Col­lec­tion (Shana Lieb­man)
Every­thing Is God: The Rad­i­cal Path of Non­d­ual Judaism (Jay Michael­son)
America’s Prophet: Moses and the Amer­i­can Sto­ry (Bruce Feiler)

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the exec­u­tive direc­tor 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.