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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.

Ben Lerner is not primarily a novelist – he's a poet. He's also not a Hasid. But his new novel 10:04 opens with a quote: "Hasidim tell a story about the

Why “Back to the Future” is About the World to Come

Jewish Review of Books.

Jewish Review of Books

Assassins of the Turquise Palace : Mykonos Assassinations, Iran Assassinations, Saudi Ambassador, Iran Politics

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

The Top 24 Summer Books of 2014

Jewish education

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

Life,Love,Lox: Real-World Advice for the Modern Jewish Girl... hilarious book! Dating advice, recipes, Sex and the City meets Hebrew School! A Must Read! Great Chanukah gift! Terrific recipes too!

Life, Love, Lox: Real World Advice for the Modern Jewish Girl

A German Jewish Poet wrote this 70 years before the Holocaust, exactly what happened.

"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.

Life After Baghdad: Memoirs of an Arab-Jew in Israel, 1950-2000

Jewish Review of Books » The Language of Babylon

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...

Top 12 Summer Reads of 2014

My Life in Middlemarch, by Rebecca Mead  This book is a perfect blend of literary analysis–of George Eliot’s Middlemarch–and memoir. Mead a...

Top 12 Summer Reads of 2014

Little Failure, by Gary Shteyngart Gary Shteyngart is just hilarious. This memoir is a smart trip into Shteyngart’s past as a new Russian k...

Top 12 Summer Reads of 2014

The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories, by Marina Keegan  Keegan was killed in a car crash days after her graduation from Yale. Thi...

Top 12 Summer Reads of 2014

The Intern’s Handbook: A Thriller, by Shane Kuhn This book was so much fun I could barely stand it. Interns are invisible, right? Well, tha...

Top 12 Summer Reads of 2014

When It Happens To You, by Molly Ringwald  I didn’t want to read this one at first, because, really? Wasn’t it enough that you were the sta...

Top 12 Summer Reads of 2014

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.

Top 12 Summer Reads of 2014

The Retrospective

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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

New Jewish Wedding, Revised

New Jewish Wedding, Revised