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Book Reviews | Dershowitz, Gordis Take on U.S.-Israel Relationship

Defending Israel: The Story of My Relationship with My Most Challenging Client Alan Dershowitz All Points Books We Stand Divided: The Rift Between American Jews and Israel Daniel...
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Book Review | ‘Fly Already’

Etgar Keret Is a Gift Fly Already Etgar Keret Riverhead Books Etgar Keret is not the kind of writer that people like. He does not write novels, which have...
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Book Review | ‘A Bend in the Stars’

Bend Blends History, Thrills A Bend in the Stars Rachel Barenbaum Grand Central Publishing A little more than a century ago, Europe was thrown into turmoil as a...
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Author Stephen Fried Talks New Book on ‘Lost Founder’

Stephen Fried’s Rush, a biography of Benjamin Rush — doctor, teacher, writer, thinker and signer of one of the few documents that confer that...
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Beehive Books Seeks out Unusual and Unlikely

Walk into the former Reformed Episcopal Church of the Atonement in West Philadelphia, and you hear the unmistakable sounds of construction work. The century-old...
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Book Review | ‘The Sisters of the Winter Wood’

A Magical Retelling of Jewish Resilience The Sisters of the Winter Wood Rena Rossner Redhook In an enchanted forest on the border of Moldova and Ukraine, near the...
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‘Exponent’ Staff Picks: Our Five Most Influential Books

We’re in the dog days of summer now, limping along from one air conditioned haven to another, trying to escape the humidity and heat,...
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Book Review | ‘Spaceman and Bloater: Beltuek Cavern and Other Stories’

To Infinity and Beyond Spaceman and Bloater: Beltuek Cavern and Other Stories Jason Piperberg Orp Comics Prepare to blast off with this graphic novel published this spring. Spaceman...
Jennifer Weiner

Best-Selling Author Jennifer Weiner Dishes on Book, Anti-Semitism

Jennifer Weiner is a sort of Renaissance woman. She’s the Twitter phenom who live tweets episodes of the dating show The Bachelor. She’s the former journalist...
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Book Review | ‘The Truth About Leaving’

A Jewish Book Your Teen Won’t Mind Reading The Truth About Leaving Natalie Blitt Amberjack Publishing Move over Holden Caulfield. Natalie Blitt’s The Truth About Leaving is the...