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Last Chance Event Reminder: The History of Genocide in Cinema

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Author’s Notebook | Jumping Over Shadows: A Memoir by Annette Gendler

“The true story of a German-Jewish love that overcame the burdens of the past.” Gendler, Annette. Jumping Over Shadows: A Memoir. Berkeley, CA: She Writes Press, 2017. 233 pages, $16.95 list, paperback. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted you to … Continue reading

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2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2021 Sydney … Continue reading

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Genocide on the Big Screen

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The Association of Jewish Libraries Announces the 2021 Winners of the Jewish Fiction Award

Today, the Association of Jewish Libraries announced the following: Max Gross is the winner of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) Jewish Fiction Award for his novel The Lost Shtetl, published by HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The award includes a … Continue reading

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Jewish Book Council Announces 2020 National Jewish Book Awards

2020 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award Winners JBC Staff January 27, 2021 2020 NATION­AL JEW­ISH BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED Book of the Year Award­ed to Rab­bi Jonathan Sacks for Moral­i­ty Lau­ra Arnold Leib­man Wins Three Awards with The Art of the Jew­ish Family Colum McCann Wins Fic­tion Award with Apeirogon New York, Jan­u­ary 27, 2021—Jew­ish … Continue reading

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Reminder: International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event

On Jan. 27 at 6 pm ET, join a conversation hosted by the Mercer County Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Center with YA author Liza Wiemer about her novel, The Assignment, based on the true story of two teens in … Continue reading

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Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Today!

2021 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED For More Information Contact:Rebecca Levitan, ChairSydney Taylor Book Award CommitteeAssociation of Jewish Librarieswww.sydneytaylorbookawards.orgsydneytaylorbookaward@jewishlibraries.org January 25, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced  Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 2

My first snapshot about my paternal great-grandmother, Bryna Dvorkin Krasner, is now drafted, thanks to an Amherst Writers memoir group I’ve been writing with since August 2020. I have added portraits of her and my great-grandfather, Mordechai (Mottel) Krasner, to … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 1

This week begins a new The Whole Megillah feature based on a Creative Nonfiction webinar given last week by memoirist/essayist Sonja Livingston. She titled it “52 Snapshots.” Livingston defines a snapshot as a written description of a scene or image … Continue reading

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