Posts Tagged ‘jewish books’

King Solomon’s Table

Inspired by King Solomon’s passion for discovery, Joan Nathan gathers more than 170 recipes from all over the globe in her latest cookbook, King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World. We travel with Nathan from India to France, from Italy to Mexico, from El Salvador to Israel and, of…

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I Dissent

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark is the first picture book about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This terrific pictorial biography tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents and disagreements. And even though the book is geared toward ages 4–8, we all love RBG in my family, and we all love this…

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Paper Brigade

Paper Brigade is a new beautiful, annual literary journal from The Jewish Book Council that reflects the current Jewish literary landscape but is also rooted in history and tradition. Paper Brigade contains “something for everyone”: articles, personal essays, poetry, and excerpts from 2017 fiction as well as visual elements: photography and illustrations. By combining past and present, the…

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Jewish Lives Book Series

Jewish Lives is a major series of interpretive biographies of prominent Jews from antiquity to the present published by Yale University Press. I’m currently immersed in Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern by Francine Prose and can’t wait to read more titles in this terrific collection. Jewish Lives highlights Jews who have impacted our…

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