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Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

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2017 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Winner Announced

Idra Novey is the recipient of the $100,000 Sami Rohr Prize for her debut novel Ways to Disappear; Daniel Torday received the $25,000 Choice Award for The Last Flight of Poxl West.

Book Club Kits and Discussion Guides

Jewish Book Council's custom book club kits include discussion questions, recipes, historical information, recommended reads beyond the book, and more!

The Holocaust Book Award in Memory of Ernest W. Michel Named for 2017

Jewish Book Council names the National Jewish Book Award for Holocaust Studies and Narratives to Honor Jewish philanthropist and Holocaust survivor Ernest W. Michel.

JBC Book Clubs

The Garden of Ruth

Pick of the Week The Garden of Ruth

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by Charles Bronfman

The founder of Taglit-Birthright Israel urges the new generation “to be happy you’re Jewish, to identify with the Jewish people, and to have a positive emotional relationship with Israel.” read more

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From the JBC Blog

Interview with Marjorie Ingall, Author of 'Mamaleh Knows Best'

by Nat Bernstein
"As we enter the age of a leader who uses Twitter to say mean things about people," the author of Mamaleh Knows Best advises, "we want to be sure that we are talking to our kids about being kind."

Jewish Day School: Yes Or No?

by April Peveteaux
"My kids a outward and question what they think they know, and that is because of the years spent at the Jewish day school. That is not nothing," April Peveteaux observes. But she also wonders what is missing from their education.