Books for Adults
Looking for a great Jewish read? Books on Jewish topics or by Jewish authors; fiction, nonfiction, poetry, history, liturgy, philosophy and books used for book groups.
The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust Heart-moving stories of 15 of these children are told for the first time Book, by Tina Huettl and Alexander Meschnig released in English. By ALLAN HALL. PUBLISHED: 23 March
by Elie Wiesel | 23 Books You Didn’t Read In High School But ActuallyShould
23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should
Satmar sect of Hasidic Judaism... "spring-loaded prose" per EW.
"Rather than focus on biblical sources, I decided to alert [UNESCO] to the fact that there has been a Jewish majority in Jerusalem since the 1850s, before the emergence of Zionism." According to whom? Karl Marx.
The Husband’s Secret, by Liane Moriarty A friend recommended this book to me on a Thursday afternoon at school pickup. I finished it by th...
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories, by Marina Keegan Keegan was killed in a car crash days after her graduation from Yale. Thi...
Six books you should read this spring
6 Books You Should Read This Spring
To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, by Joshua Ferris This one is demanding and intellectually ambitious, but well worth your time. It’s the story of dentist Paul O’Rourke, who is bored with his life, dental practice, and his relationship to the world at large–until his online identity begins to be recreated by strangers.
An intimate and provocative novel about three couples whose paths intersect in their New York City neighborhood, forcing them all to weigh t...
Tova Mirvis | Official Author Website
An Ode to Salonika: The Ladino Verses of Bouena Sarfatty will give you insight into the world of Greek Jews
Katz’s: Autobiography of a Delicatessen by Jake Dell | Jewish Book Council (But does it come with a Pastrami Sandwich?)
Muse & Schmooze: The Story of the Jews | Jewish Boston Blogs
Probably my favorite Jewish historical fiction that I've read. Despite having grown up with an extensive Jewish education, this one had me looking up facts and being fascinated with what I learned.
The Fruit of Her Hands
Sherri Mandell, an American immigrant to Israel, offers this hauntingly beautiful memoir of a year of grief following the horrific murder of her 13-year-old son, Koby, found stoned to death by Palestinian terrorists near his home. This profoundly moving prose-poem laces together Jewish tradition, memory, love and faith as the writer-mother recounts her transformation from shock to grief and compassion. http://www.korenpub.com/EN/products/maggid/Fiction/9781592641512
Sherri Mandell, an American immigrant to Israel, offers this hauntingly beautiful memoir of a year of grief following the horrific murder of her 13-year-old son, Koby, found stoned to death by Palestinian terrorists near his home. This profoundly moving prose-poem laces together Jewish tradition, memory, love and faith as the writer-mother recounts her transformation from shock to grief and compassion. www.korenpub.com/...