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Holocaust Memoir ‘Rebuilt from Broken Glass’ Remains Relevant Even Today

Fred Behrend gets a kick telling school children the happiest day in his life occurred when he saw his Cologne, Germany schoolhouse burning during...

Author Shares Story of Life Undercover and Secret Missions

Imagine finding out one night that your husband, who you thought was leaving for classes every night, was actually an agent in the Mossad,...

A Look at the Jewish Justices at the Highest Court

Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan David Dalin $35, hardcover Brandeis University Press Who was the first president with the courage to nominate a...

Lengthy Backstory, Character Study Slows Novel

The Book of Love and Hate Lauren Sanders $15.95, paperback, Oct. 3 Akashic Books Billed as “one part literary novel, one part international espionage thriller, with some eroticism...

Memoir Provides Engaging Look at Talmudic Text

If All the Seas Were Ink Ilana Kurshan $26.99, hardcover St. Martin’s Press Can you imagine what you’ll be doing seven-and-a- half years from now? When Ilana Kurshan was...

Beach Reads Edition: Eligible Gives Fresh Spin on Centuries-old Classic; Girl in Snow Offers...

Eligible Curtis Sittenfeld $17 paperback Random House It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you’re looking for a good book to return to again and again, Jane...

Editor Who Rescued Anne Frank’s Diary From Rejected Submissions Dies at 93

The beloved and illuminating The Diary of A Young Girl may have remained in Doubleday’s rejected submissions were it not for one Judith Jones. Jones,...

Harry Potter and the Live Podcast Taping

For 20 years, the Harry Potter series has captivated readers and moviegoers with its characters who become family and its overall, well, magic. To compare...

Tale of Early Jewish Actor and Seminal Holocaust Account Both Worthy Reads

The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty Richard Schwartz $29.95, hardcover RSB Books Most people probably haven’t heard of M.B. Curtis, but he made headlines galore in the late...

‘The Lost Letter’ Travels Decades, ‘Famous Nathan’ Defines American Dream

The Lost Letter Jillian Cantor $26, hardcover Riverhead Books, June 13 It’s rare to read a story set during the Holocaust and associate it with a love story...