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The Butterfly and the Axe by Omer Bartov

The Butterfly and the Axe by Omer Bartov

New Jewish Fiction Spring 1944 A Jewish family is murdered in a remote Ukrainian village. Who were they? Who were the killers? Three generations later, an Israeli woman and a British man of Ukrainian...

The Unfin­ished Corner by Dani Col­man

The Unfin­ished Corner by Dani Col­man

Illustrator: Rachel Petro­vicz Twelve-year-old Miriam doesn’t know much about Jewish mythology. She’s not even sure she wants to be Jewish. So, imagine her confusion when a peculiar angel whisks her off to finish the...

Flower of Vlo­ra by Anna Kohen

Flower of Vlo­ra by Anna Kohen

Grow­ing up Jew­ish in Com­mu­nist Albania Covering the years 1938 through the present, Flower of Vlora is a funny and tense account of Anna Kohen’s Romaniote-Jewish family in Albania and how they were saved...

Ruth: A Migrant’s Tale by Ilana Pardes

Ruth: A Migrant’s Tale by Ilana Pardes

The biblical Ruth has inspired numerous readers from diverse cultural backgrounds across many centuries. In this insightful volume, Ilana Pardes invites us to marvel at the ever-changing perspectives on Ruth’s foreignness. She explores the...

Bone Weaver by Aden Poly­doros

Bone Weaver by Aden Poly­doros

From the author of The City Beautiful comes a haunting fantasy following Toma, adopted daughter of the benevolent undead, making her way across a civil war-torn continent to save her younger sister as she...