Rachel Kamin

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The Extra

One of Israel's preeminent writers continues to reflect on Jewish identity in Israel as well as the changing makeup of the Israeli family...

Two She-Bears

Shalev depicts Israeli rural life and history from the time of the British Mandate for Palestine in 1922 to the present...

All the Rivers

This beautifully written and complex novel about a love affair between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man who meet in New York City in 2003 won the Bernstein Prize, but Israel's Education Ministry attempted to ban the book, fearful that it would encourage intermarriage...


Oz is an iconic cultural figure and one of the most celebrated writers in Israel; his work has been published in more than 40 languages...

Israel in Fiction: Celebrate Jewish Book Month with These Titles by Israeli Authors


The New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction

Edited by current and previous judges for the Wallant Award, this hefty collection of 36 stories include 19 by previous winners such as Melvin Jules Bukiet, Dara Horn, Julie Orringer, and Edith Pearlman...

After Abel and Other Stories

A 2015 National Jewish Book Award finalist and Sophie Brody Award honorable mention, these nine fabulous tales give voice to Eve, Lot's Wife, Miriam, Hagar, Zeresh, and other noted biblical women...

City of Secrets

Setting his latest novel in post-World War II Jerusalem, master storyteller O'Nan (West of Sunset) focuses on the Jewish underground movement during Israel's fight for independence...


Barker knows how to evoke chilling imagery and will have readers anxiously looking over their shoulders with each terrifying "clickity, click, click." [See "Witching Hour: Haunting SELF-e Reads," ow.ly/snYQ305imNm.]

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