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Book Resources October, 2022 Update

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS WHICH PROMOTE JEWISH AUTHORS’ WORK

JEWISH NEWS SOURCES

ISRAELI LITERATURE, WRITTEN IN ENGLISH, OR TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW TO ENGLISH:

  • WL Reads recently interviewed Julie Zuckerman about her series of short stories, The Book of Jeremiah. She creates and hosts a series of face to face and digitally accessible events, Literary Modiin, so others can listen to and learn about Israeli authors who choose to write in English.Lit Modiin | Julie Zuckerman, Author  Her monthly newsletter where Julia shares some book titles and explains her recommendations and recipes.: Julie Zuckerman’s Monthly Author Newsletter | Substack
  • From  Mercaz: recordings and summaries of interviews with Israeli authors. Mercaz Reads Israel Archives – MERCAZ USA
  • WL Reads suggested book written by Israeli authors:
    Zeruya Shalev
    Yochi Brandes
    Orly Castel-Bloom (Textile)
    Savyon Liebrecht
    Ayelet Tsabari
    Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
    Yaniv Iczkovits.
  • Two Non-Fiction Titles:
    • The Mossad Amazons, authored by Dr. Michael Bar-Zohar. This book is a historical narration of the amazing women in the Israeli Secret Service. For more information, consider contacting Nilly Ovnat, VP Magal Books Magalbooks.literary@gmail.com .
    • Women on the Front Lines: Inside the Combat Units of the Israeli Army, authored by Debbie Zimelman, resident of Modi’in. Photos enhance the collection of interviews to give us a deep and rich appreciation of this unique experience. You can reach her debsu.zim@gmail.com .

LIST OF THE BEST BOOKS FROM LIBRARIANS, PUBLISHERS, ACADEMICIANS ,AND EDITORS

Rachel Kamin, Director of Lifelong Learning, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, Highland Park, IL., shared the following sources of award-winning Jewish authors and book titles during the May 2022 CGLR conference. Contact her directly to ask for a copy of this list of titles, authors and similar books to these award-winning titles., click here rkamin@nssbethel.org

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MORE BOOKS TO CONSIDER

NOT FOR OUR CANADIAN SISTERS

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