If you need a refresher course in understanding the reason why preserving access to abortion is good for women, Katha Pollitt’s book is essential reading.
Saying “Shehechiyanu” at the start of a holiday is only one way to express thanks for life’s many gifts.
Three picture books introduce children to the Holocaust with sensitivity and restraint.
If you’ve ever fantasized about starting your own business or even if you haven’t, Linda Rottenberg’s new book is an essential—and inspiring—read.
TV legal analyst Lisa Green’s new book shows how the law can be a way to improve our lives and protect those we care about.
A serving of the season’s newest lit
The spirit of Hannah Nordhaus’s great-great-grandmother Julia is said to walk the halls of the famed La Posada hotel in Santa Fe. The writer set out to untangle truth from the legend that surrounds this woman who emigrated to the American West as a young bride.
Two books offer glimpses of iconic cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein.
Susan Sygall’s optimism and resilience carry the day in a life spent as an activist and world traveler.
Anita Diamant’s new novel looks at friendship and feminism in the early 1900s
In the New Year, make time to enjoy a gorgeous new picture book with a child you love.
What's on our shelves this season.
In Judith Frank’s beautifully crafted new novel, a family navigates the aftereffects of a terrorist bombing at a Jerusalem café.
A new book from a respected poet helps us find meaning in a sacred season.
Real stories about the adoring, overbearing, advice-giving, hilarious, yet unquestionably unique woman we call mom.
A delightful new guide brings new life to scarves by demonstrating their infinite potential for adding style and interest to even the simplest outfits.
The author of a book about her family's Holocaust experiences urges us to treasure every moment with the survivors who remain.
Get ready to read. The rebirth of the natural world coincides with an abundant and varied crop of new books by Jewish women writers.
JDate's Tamar Caspi has written a book to help single Jews navigate the path to finding "the one."
A collection of Nora Ephron's writing is only one of our suggestions to keep you reading all winter long.
Fictional story about Anne Frank’s sister is among the unexpected reads.
Author Ann Kirschner explores the life of Wyatt Earp’s wife.
Award-winning author shares important message with children.
Young Readers’ Author Shares A Holocaust Story
Beyond Courageincludes 21 accounts about Jewish Resistance in Nazi-occupied Europe.
Parents can record their children’s milestones in this journal and celebrate being Jewish.
Need a refresher on the rituals? This book outlines the values and traditions that can make daily life and synagogue more meaningful.
The author of the new novel, The Innocents, gives credit to two inspirations: novelist Edith Wharton and her late father, Erich, the novelist behind Love Story.
First-time author Rachelle Bergstein loves shoes, so writing a book about the history of women and their footwear was a natural fit.
A father and his non-verbal, autistic daughter track her evolution from "victim to spokesperson" in an inspiring new book.
If you’re in search of good summer reads, you may want to sleuth out mysteries written by Jewish women.
This season, bold, intelligent women of courage take center stage in a number of new books—biography, fiction and memoir. These are stories written by and about large-hearted women who’ve had to make tough decisions, often with life-altering implications.
You you can tell a lot about a language—and about what’s important to its speakers—by picking apart the vocabulary. Yiddish has a hundred ways to say imbecile.
We talk to Alicia Oltuski about what she learned about the secretive world of diamonds while writing her popular book, Precious Objects.
How to search for good fares and other advice from the author of her own series of guides on budget travel.
If you have children, grandkids, or other small people in your life, surely you are acquainted with Fancy Nancy. Meet illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser first brought Jane O’Connor’s best-selling stories to life with the original Fancy Nancy in 2005.
As her husband’s caregiver following his stroke, writer Diane Ackerman moves beyond conventional therapy and helps him recover his language. She tells their story in One Hundred Names for Love.
In her book, Inspired Jewish Leadership, Erica Brown looks at how we can build stronger leaders—and communities.
Discovering our path to healthy living, with a little help from Joy.