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The 50 Most Essential Works Of Jewish Fiction Of The Last 100 Years

The 50 Most Essential Works Of Jewish Fiction Of The Last 100 Years
By February 9, 2011

From the Kafkaesque to “Everything is Illuminated” and a childhood favorite: the 50 works of fiction by or about Jews that you must check out. Read More

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J.D. Salinger, We Hardly Knew Ya…

J.D. Salinger, We Hardly Knew Ya…
By January 31, 2011

Taking a look at the newest biography out on J.D. Salinger, and thinking about how little we actually knew of the author. Read More

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Reviewed: “A Stranger On The Planet” By Adam Schwartz

Reviewed: “A Stranger On The Planet” By Adam Schwartz
By January 28, 2011

Adam Schwartz finally gets to publish his very long awaited novel. Read More

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The Jewish Influence On “Where The Wild Things Are

The Jewish Influence On “Where The Wild Things Are
By January 25, 2011

Maurice Sendak’s inspiration for the names of his monsters in his book Where The Wild Things Are might surprise you. Read More

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Zionists Throw Best Elie Wiesel Open Bar EVER

Zionists Throw Best Elie Wiesel Open Bar EVER
By January 17, 2011

First he’s a “Holocaust Winner” and now we find out that Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel has something in common with free Jagerbombs. Read More

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Gal Beckerman And Cynthia Ozick Among The 2010 National Jewish Book Award Winners

Gal Beckerman And Cynthia Ozick Among The 2010 National Jewish Book Award Winners
By January 11, 2011

The folks at The Jewish Book Council just announced the winners of the National Jewish Book Awards. Cynthia Ozick and Gal Beckerman are among the big winners. Read More

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If You ‘Like’ Mein Kampf

If You ‘Like’ Mein Kampf
By January 10, 2011

After the deadly shootings in Arizona over the weekend, we take a look at people who claim to ‘like’ Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf.” Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Myla Goldberg – Author

Jewcy Interviews: Myla Goldberg – Author
By January 5, 2011

Some writers spend an entire career seeking critical and popular success. For Myla Goldberg, it came early with the success of her book “Bee Season” — and the eventual film adaptation of the novel helped Goldberg score a bestseller with her first try. Her latest novel, “The False Friend,” is another winner. Read More

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