Editor's Picks

Employment Opportunity: Digital Content Manager

JBC is currently interviewing candidates interested in managing JBC’s digital presence, helping the organization take its digital strategy to the next level

Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

Subscribe now to receive the first-ever issue of Paper Brigade, Jewish Book Council's annual literary magazine.

2017 National Jewish Book Award Submissions - Now Open

Find the guidelines and submission forms for the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards here.

Browse Essays | Explore Jewish Life

JBC Book Clubs

About the Night

Pick of the Week About the Night

Anat Talshir; Evan Fallenberg, trans.

read more see last week's book | twitter book club | #JLit

Current Review

The Illustrated Pirkei Avot

The Illustrated Pirkei Avot

by Jessica Tamar Deutsch

This is a worthy debut, perfect for readers young and old alike.

read more

read more reviews

From the JBC Blog

Excerpt: There Was a Rabbi of Kiev

by Howard Jacobson
Now that another Yom Kippur has been and gone without my being struck down for my sins – the biggest of them, in some eyes, being my failure to honour the Day of Atonement in the way a Jew is supposed to...

How I Learned (Or Didn't) To Be A Diplomatic Wife

by Lynda Schuster
In my memoir, Dirty Wars and Polished Silver, I chronicle my time as a foreign correspondent covering international conflicts for the Wall Street Journal and as the wife of a U.S. ambassador.