Kibbitz: Holocaust Novel by Jodi Picoult Removed as Florida School District Purges Libraries

A Holocaust-themed novel by bestselling author Jodi Picoult ...
A book cover with a collage of black and white pictures of Nixon and Kennedy with "CAMPAIGN OF THE CENTURY" printed in the middle

Jewish Pulitzer Prize Nominee Details Book on 1960 Kennedy vs. Nixon Election

Irwin Gellman isn’t afraid to talk about any bad reviews for his books. The Jewish author and historian has received his fair share of...

A New Translation of Franz Kafka’s Diaries Restores Much of His Jewish Musings

By Andrew Lapin Franz Kafka was a devotee of Yiddish theater, fell in love with his Hebrew teacher and once encountered the owner of a...

The Sequel to ‘Boy in the Striped Pajamas’ Is Here. Its Author Has No...

At one point in John Boyne’s new novel ...

‘The Office’ Star B.J. Novak Coming to Katz JCC

B.J. Novak, best known for co-writing “The Office” and playing its hilarious and depraved con man character Ryan Howard, will culminate the Katz JCC’s...
Moriel Rothman-Zecher is a white person with curly brown hair and beard smiling at the camera and wearing a blue scarf around his neck.

You Should Know…Moriel Rothman-Zecher

An asymptote is a line that approaches a given curve but never touches it. On a graph, the mathematical concept looks like two functions...
Isaac Blum is a white man with straight, light brown hair. He is wearing a grey Oxford shirt and standing outside.

You Should Know…Isaac Blum

He’s an author — not an architect — but Isaac Blum is concerned with windows and mirrors nonetheless. In his debut novel, “The Life and...
The title of the book is in bold red and black letters over a picture of strikers, one of whom is holding a sign with Donald Duck on it.

Philly Native Details Disney Labor Disputes in Book

The man who helped create Disney Studios’ golden age was the same man who also helped end it. Art Babbitt, a Jewish animator for Disney...

‘Fiddler’ Documentary Celebrates Jewish Goy

"Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen” is a documentary about the non-Jewish film director, Norman Jewison, who turned the classic Jewish story and play,...

For First Time, Female Israeli Authors Outpaced Males in Publishing in 2021

For the first time ever, female authors in Israel published more books of prose and poetry than men.