Tag Archives: Ariel Sabar

April 6th

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

April 6th is a big day for Jewish literature in NYC this year. Continue reading here.


JBC Bookshelf: Icy Day Edition

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Gosh, it never ends. But, bad weather = more time to read, so we’re not complaining too much! Continue reading here.

2008 NETWORK Author News

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Congratulations to Ariel Sabar on his National Book Critics Circle Win!  Continue reading here.

Taking Another Look at Iraq and Albania…

Posted by Naomi Firestone
I’m currently in the middle of Ariel Sabar’s memoir My Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for his Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq (http://www.arielsabar.com/) and am fascinated by the history of the Jews and Muslims in Zakho, who lived alongside one another in mountainside villages for nearly 2,700 years…continue reading here. Continue reading here.

Move Over Europe…

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Over the past several years, the Jewish Book Council has received an influx of titles concerning the plight of Jews outside the boundaries of Europe.  Continue reading here.