Author: jewishbooks

The Teacher of Warsaw by Mario Escobar

The Teacher of Warsaw by Mario Escobar

For fans of The Warsaw Orphan and The Tattooist of Auschwitz: the start of WWII changed everything in Poland irrevocably—except for one man’s capacity to love. September 1, 1939. Sixty-year-old Janusz Korczak and the...

Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer

Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer

From the author of The Matzah Ball comes a pitch-perfect romcom following a third-generation Jewish matchmaker who unwittingly finds her own search for love thrust into the spotlight… The perfect Jewish husband should be:...

The Songs of Ascents by David C. Mitchell

The Songs of Ascents by David C. Mitchell

Psalms 120 to 134 in the Worship of Jerusalem’s Temples Codes hidden for 3,000 years unveil the origin of the fifteen Songs of Ascents.Mysterious marks in medieval manuscripts disclose the lost temple song.Rabbinic traditions...

Tears Over Russia by Lisa Brahin

Tears Over Russia by Lisa Brahin

A Search for Family and the Legacy of Ukraine’s Pogroms A sweeping saga of a Jewish family and community fighting for survival against the ravages of history. Set between events depicted in Fiddler on...

Eitan Eats the World by Eitan Bernath

Eitan Eats the World by Eitan Bernath

New Com­fort Clas­sics to Cook Right Now Every time twenty-year-old Eitan Bernath tastes something, he immediately thinks, How can I make this myself? From burgers to beer bread, tacos to (mushroom) cheesesteaks, and every...