Monthly Archives: September 2009

Ayn Rand x2

Posted by Naomi Firestone

This October, Doubleday and Oxford University Press are both releasing new titles on the life of Ayn Rand…continue reading here.

Weekend News

Posted by Naomi Firestone
1Congratulations to the 2008 Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest Winners…continue reading here.

Eat Me

In her last posts, Jennifer Traig reorganized her library and looked at the changes from her past year. She has been guest-blogging all week for MJL and JBC.
I’ve been an observant Jew for the last twenty-five years, and I’d like to think it’s out of piety, but really, it’s for the food. Continue reading here.

Brooklyn and its not-so-famous Mitzvah Girls

Posted by Libi Adler
Just picked up this book from our stacks called Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn by Ayala Fader.  Continue reading here.

The Book of Life Is Shelved in the Jefferson Wing

In her last post, Jennifer Traig looked at the changes from her past year. She is guest-blogging all week for MJL and JBC.

Recently my husband and I moved to a new house. Because we had to sort, pack, and transport an entire house worth’s of stuff while working fulltime, caring for our newborn, and functioning on four hours of sleep, we thought it would also be a good time to catalog and label our entire library. Continue reading here.

Convertibles in the Snow

Jennifer Traig, author of Well Enough Alone: A Cultural History of My Hypochondria, is guest-blogging all week for MyJewishLearning and the Jewish Book Council.

This New Year I’ll be grateful if there’s very little new. Last year there was far too much. Within a single week, I got married, got pregnant, and published a memoir.  Continue reading here.

Over 200 authors on the Jewish Book NETWORK!

Posted by Miri Pomerantz Dauber

Need a new book to read? The Jewish Book NETWORK Authors 2009-2010 list is now available to the public! Continue reading here.