Monthly Archives: February 2010

A Travel Tip

In his last posts, David Rosenberg, whose latest books are A Literary Bible: An Original Translation and An Educated Man: A Dual Biography of Moses and Jesus, wrote about the possibility of a Judeo-Christianity bookstore section and writing about writers. He has been blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning.
A little gem, Hotel St. Michel is where we used to stay before we moved down to Florida. It was recommended by poet Yehuda Amichai, who called it “old Tel Avivi.” Continue reading here.

Israelis in the spring

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Liran Golod, the Director of Visual Arts & Lit from the Israeli Consulate in NY, just shared a wonderful list of Israeli authors who will be coming to the States this spring…continue reading here.

Responding to Mein Kampf

Posted by Naomi Firestone

An interesting article in the Forward about an exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco…continue reading here.

Radio Radio

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Yesterday, author Ari Goldman, along with some of the JBC staff, ventured up to the Upper West Side to talk about Jewish books with Zev Brenner, host of “Talkline,” a Jewish radio program he began in 1981. Continue reading here.

Using Google Wave…

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Here at the JBC office, we’ve spent the past several weeks trying to figure out a way to use Google Wave to improve the way we communicate and collaborate on various programs. Continue reading here.

The Judeo-Christianity Section

In his last post, David Rosenberg, whose latest books are A Literary Bible: An Original Translation and An Educated Man: A Dual Biography of Moses and Jesus, wrote about writing about writers. He will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning.
We were in the South Miami Barnes & Noble the other day when Rhonda called me over to say that they’ve already got the book in. An Educated Man was sitting cover out — but smack in the middle of the “Christianity” section. Continue reading here.

Jewish Review of Books

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Need another magazine for your Jewish book needs? Check out the brand new Jewish Review of Books, edited by Abraham Socher. Continue reading here.