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A Journey on My Quiet Ship

Author Dr. Hallee Adelman will tell you her life has literally gone from Z to A. Her maiden name was Zaslovsky, and, now that she...

Romance Takes on 1840s Jewish Philadelphia

Appetites & Vices Felicia Grossman Carina Press On sale Feb. 18 Author Felicia Grossman, a Jewish woman from Delaware, says in her “About the Author” page that her...

Novel Shares Oft-Forgotten WWII Narrative

Six Thousand Miles to Home Kim Dana Kupperman Legacy Edition Books Six Thousand Miles to Home is the fictionalized and captivating account of a real Jewish family’s...

Book Tours Eastern Pennsylvania Synagogues

Julian H. Preisler admits he loves synagogue architecture, having possibly photographed more in our region than anyone else. “I’m just fascinated by the diversity in...

Journalists Write Jewish Children’s Books

Faygie Holt and Ellen Roteman, two journalists and former Simon Rockower Award-winning Jewish Exponent writers, released new Jewish chapter books in November. Holt published Layla’s...

Book Review: ‘The Rabbi’s Brain’ is an Odd, Confusing Read

The Rabbi’s Brain: Mystics, Moderns and the Science of Jewish Thinking Andrew Newberg and Rabbi David Halpern Turner Publishing The Rabbi’s Brain is an eminently odd book,...

Book Review: Seltzer History Bubbles with Details

Seltzertopia: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary Drink Barry Joseph Behrman House In the prologue to Seltzertopia: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary Drink, author and educator...

Rebbetzin Creates Jewish Holiday Books for Kids

Dassie Prus, co-director of Chabad Lubavitch of Doylestown, wrote If the Candles Could Speak to meet the need she saw for children’s books that...

Survivor, Artist Inspired New Poetry Book

Harriet Levin Millan’s latest book was inspired by Eva Hesse, a Holocaust survivor who fled Nazi Germany as a toddler, struggled to stand out...

Book Review: Legal Thriller Hits Mark, Exudes Jewish Vibe

Unreasonable Doubt Reyna Marder Gentin She Writes Press Available Nov. 13 Liana Cohen is in a bit of a rut. She’s working as an appellate lawyer in New York...