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The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig

The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig

The Jewish Cookbook is an inspiring celebration of the diversity and breadth of this venerable culinary tradition. A true fusion cuisine, Jewish food evolves constantly to reflect the changing geographies and ingredients of its...

On Divi­sion by Goldie Gold­bloom

On Divi­sion by Goldie Gold­bloom

In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, just a block or two up from the East River on Division Avenue, Surie Eckstein is soon to be a great-grandmother. Her ten children range in age from thirteen to thirty-nine....

Anya and the Dragon by Sofiya Paster­nack

Anya and the Dragon by Sofiya Paster­nack

Anya and the Dragon is the story of fantasy and mayhem in tenth century Eastern Europe, where headstrong eleven-year-old Anya is a daughter of the only Jewish family in her village. When her family’s...

Buttons in my soup by Moshe Ziv

Buttons in my soup by Moshe Ziv

This is without a doubt one of the most fascinating testimonies of that dark period, thanks to the author’s ability not only to recount what he endured, but also to reflect on his feelings...

The Third Daughter by Talia Carn­er

The Third Daughter by Talia Carn­er

The turn of the 20th century finds fourteen-year-old Batya in the Russian countryside, fleeing with her family endless pogroms. Desperate, her father leaps at the opportunity to marry Batya to a worldly, wealthy stranger...