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The Golem of Paris By Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman

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Warning: Reading this book may cause a severe case of literary whiplash. On one page, we are in Prague, witnessing the frightening workings of a...

The Devil in Jerusalem By Naomi Ragen

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Really, every season is book season — but autumn brings a blend of offerings just right for warming up with as the weather cools...

Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives By...

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Niles Elliot Goldstein set out on a heavy task when he wrote “Eight Questions of Faith.” The author, director of development at the Center...

Jewish Noir

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“Jewish Noir,” an anthology of more than 30 tales, offers just as many interpretations and flavors of noir. And throughout them weaves the thread...

My Fat Dad By Dawn Lerman

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Dawn Lerman grew up on the North Side of Chicago in the 1960s in a large Jewish family that was intent on always making...

Saving Sophie

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After Jack Sommer’s wife, Alina, passes away, her father, Dr. Arif al-Zahani, attempts to take custody of Jack and Alina’s daughter, Sophie, out of...

Rywka’s Diary: The Writings of a Jewish Girl from the Lodz Ghetto Edited by...

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Adolescence is difficult enough. Try to imagine it as a girl in the Lodz ghetto with little food, no parents or grandparents and responsibility...

The Koren Tehillim The Rohr Family Edition

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As part of its new expansion of essential volumes of Jewish scripture, liturgy and law, Koren’s “Rohr Family Edition” of Tehillim is a welcome...

They Told Me Not to Take That Job By Reynold Levy

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As head of the International Rescue Committee in the 1990s, Levy dealt daily with desperate refugees and rogue dictators of failed states — all...

The Girl from the Garden By Parnaz Foroutan

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Being born female in Persia a century ago did not portend an easy future, even if you could afford household help. As depicted in Parnaz...