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Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

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New Category and Dedication for the National Jewish Book Awards Announced

Celebrating the program's 66th year, Jewish Book Council is pleased to announce two new developments for the National Jewish Book Awards.

September 2016 JBC Staff Picks

It's been a busy month, but that hasn't stopped us from getting lost in our September reads! Find out what the Jewish Book Council staff has been reading this month.

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The People and the Books

The People and the Books

by Adam Kirsch

Jews have long embraced their identity as "the People of the Book," but outside of the Bible, much of the Jewish literary tradition remains little known. read more

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10 Days of Awe

by Nat Bernstein
Read Jewish Book Council's annual recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and memoirs addressing the Jewish High Holidays and the themes they embody.

Get the Recipe: Apple-Stuffed Challah

by Rosie Daykin
This scrumptious recipe from Vancouver's Butter Baked Goods's new cookbook is the perfect twist to add to your repertoire for the Jewish High Holidays!