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The Modern Jewish Girl’s Guide to Guilt

… Lori Gottlieb, Lauren Grodstein, Dara Horn, Molly Jong-Fast, Rachel Kadish, Jenna Kalinsky, Cynthia Kaplan, Binnie Kirshenbaum, Amy Klein, Daphne Merkin, Tova Mirvis, Gina Nahai, Katie Rophie, Francesca Segré, Wendy Shanker, Laurie Gwen Shapiro, Susan Shapiro, Ayelet Waldman, Rebecca Walker, Sheryl Zohn

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Days of Awe

Days of Awe

… unravel.

Hugh Nissenson writes with elegance, sensitivity and a lovely dry humor. Reading him, Cynthia Ozick writes, is as if we are eavesdropping on life.

Hardcover (8036)


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A Passover Haggadah: As Commented Upon by Elie Wiesel

… This volume is enhanced by more than fifty original drawings by Mark Podwal, the artist whom Cynthia Ozick has called a “genius of metaphor through line.” Podwal’s work not only complements the traditional Haggadah text, as well as Wiesel’s poetic voice, but also serves as commentary unto itself. The drawings, with their fresh juxtapositions of insight and revelation, are an innovative contribution to the long tradition of Haggadah illustration.


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A Night to Remember - The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices

… clear explanations make the novice as well as the veteran feel at home.


Cynthia Ozick

Amos Oz

Toni Morrison

Milan Kundera

David Grossman

I.B. Singer

Philip Roth

Scholars & Rabbis:

David Hartman

Aviva Zornberg

Arnold Eisen

J.B. Soloveitchik

Deborah Lipstadt

Irving (Yitz) Greenberg

Emanuel Levinas

A.J. Heschel


Marge Piercy

Yehuda Amichai

Leonard Cohen


Martin Luther King

David Ben Gurion

Golda Meir

Natan Sharansky


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Rising to the Light: A Portrait of Bruno Bettelheim

… apart from Bruno Bettelheim, James Dickey, Winston Groom, Raul Hilberg, Willie Morris, and Cynthia Ozick.

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Divided Lives: The Untold Stories of Jewish-Christian Women in Nazi Germany

Cynthia A. Crane

Publisher: St. Martin’s

This book brings together the horrifying real life stories of women who woke up one day and were not who they thought they were. The government changed and they suddenly no longer had the right kind of blood, the right name, the right family background, the right physical features to be considered a member of society, city, or state. These stories …

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Stars of David: Rock’N'Roll’s Jewish Stories

… are the legendary songwriting teams of Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller and Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, performers such as Bob Dylan, Melissa Manchester, Janis Ian, Randy Newman, Billy Joel, Kinky Friedman (of the Texas Jewboys), and David Lee Roth, and members of groups such as the Tokens, Jay and the Americans, Country Joe and the Fish, Yes, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bon Jovi, Phish, the Wallflowers and many others.

Benarde reveals how Judaism has played a greater role in …

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