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Promoting the reading, writing, and publishing of books of Jewish interest
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Jewish Women's Archive 7h
in 1894, Annie Cohen Kopchovsky, the first woman to cycle the globe, began her journey. A gentleman in Boston bet another gentleman, $20,000 against $10,000, that no woman could travel around the world by bicycle. He was wrong.
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Jewish Book Council 9h
We're so excited for these two titles! Check out our review of The Last Tsar's Dragons, a fascinating "conversation between history and fantasy." 🐉🐉
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Erica Cohen Lyons 10h
“I am a Bom­bay on the move”: Grow­ing Up Jew­ish and Jain
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Jewish Book Council 12h
A colorful conversation with children's illustrator and author about her new book! 🎨👩‍🎨
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Jewish Book Council Jun 24
"The dysfunctional family has always held a beloved place in literature." And Andrew Ridker's novel sketches a particularly heart-warming and yet heart-breaking family, who constantly seek to do good but instead hurt themselves and their causes.
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Purdue University Press Jun 24
From : "Gorbach brings extra­or­di­nary insight into Hecht’s life, with rich con­text and in unpar­al­leled depth."
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Jewish Book Council Jun 24
An amazing book and an inspiring author. So excited for The Weight of Ink by , 2017 National Jewish Book Award Winner!
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Adam Chandler Jun 24
Tomorrow is the big day and DRIVE-THRU DREAMS is one of Publishers Weekly's Picks of the Week! (And in some excellent company to boot.)
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Jewish Book Council Jun 24
Check out all these amazing reads! Just in time for your summer commute and your summer vacation. 😍😍
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JCRC of Greater Phoenix Jun 23
"I am a Bombay on the move": Growing Up and FYI
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Jewish Book Council Jun 21
“Where did Lynda’s motivation to seek a life of adventure, ​“through the eye of a needle,” if necessary, come from?” The adventurous life and times of journalist Lynda Schuster—check out recipes, questions, and more in the discussion guide!
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Jewish Book Council Jun 21
"After he was lured to Hol­ly­wood, Hecht wrote a nov­el called A Jew in Love, which was wide­ly crit­i­cized ... But some­thing changed after Kristall­nacht in 1938. The next year he was moved to pub­lish an uncan­ni­ly prophet­ic sto­ry."
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Jewish Book Council Jun 21
So good to see this amazing National Jewish Book Award winner getting the all the love! 😍😍
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Purdue University Press Jun 20
"His­to­ri­an Julien Gor­bach makes sense of this com­pli­cat­ed fig­ure in a way that no oth­er biog­ra­phy does."
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Jewish Book Council Jun 20
Check out these awesome recommendations, we cannot recommend all these books enough! Including some National Jewish Book Award winners: The Girl from Berlin, The Book of Dirt, and The Last Watchman of Old Cairo.
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Jewish Book Council Jun 20
"Gorbach sug­gests that Hecht believed peo­ple are basi­cal­ly bar­bar­ic, which may explain the life­long fas­ci­na­tion with bold out­laws." Read more about Ben Hecht's writing career and political side.
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Jewish Book Council Jun 20
"A mini-Bab­itz revival is tak­ing place, includ­ing even a Hulu series on her life. The source of her appeal? Per­haps that she lived life on her own terms, Ano­lik posits." Check out our review.
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Jewish Book Council Jun 19
Check out Natan Notable Books, a bi-annual award for nonfiction books with Jewish themes. So excited to see the inspirational and informative submissions!
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MarjorieIngall Jun 19
WHO WORE IT BETTER? Sydney Taylor Honor winner (for the wonderful, funny All Three Stooges) AND National Jewish Book Award winner ⁦⁩ matched her outfit to her book cover, down to the silver toe polish (not seen) matching her Sydney Taylor sticker.
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Yiddish Praxis Jun 18
I wanted to write about Queer Yiddish for Pride Month. It's such an enormous topic that I felt even more overwhelmed than usual and could only *just* scratch the surface. Nonetheless, please accept my humble tribute, latest GOLDEN CITY is up now:
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