Editor's Picks

Paper Brigade: A Jewish Literary Magazine

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

Natan Book Award at the Jewish Book Council

In 2017, JBC is pleased to add to its roster of activities a new partnership with the Natan Fund to present the Natan Book Award.

Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation

Hosted at the Jewish Museum in NYC, Unpacking the Book brings together some of the finest writers of the day for conversations around contemporary Jewish life and identity.

National Jewish Book Award Winners Announced

Presented annually, the National Jewish Book Awards honor titles representing the finest Jewish fiction, nonfiction, and scholarship for adult and young readers each year.

JBC Book Clubs

Two She-Bears

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Current Review

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

by Aharon Appelfeld

Aharon Appelfeld's new novel is a reminder that the past is never really gone; the darkness and the light, the bitter and the sweet, are tangibly close when we close our eyes. read more

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From the JBC Blog

On Dedication(s)

by Peter Hayes
"Good teaching, whether in person or via the pages of a book, requires the capacity to inspire along with one other vital component: empathy, the ability to sense where listeners and readers are, to reach that place, and to bring them to a new location."

Reading the Holocaust

by Peter Hayes
What books on the Shoah can be recommended as both readable and reliable to readers of all backgrounds? Peter Hayes, chair of the Academic Committee at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, offers a curated reading list.