Meet the Author: Jane Sutton

Image: Courtesy of Jane Sutton & Albert Whitman Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.                                                                      I was born in New York City and grew up (although never completely) on Long Island. At Brandeis University I majored in Comparative Literature. Past jobs have included newspaper features writer, college writing tutor, and […]

Review: Hanukkah Puzzle designed by Andrea Strongwater

Reviewed by Liz E. Image: Courtesy of Judaica in the Spotlight First and foremost, we would like to thank Andrea Strongwater wholeheartedly for sending us one of her absolutely gorgeous Hanukkah puzzles. Andrea has designed a truly magnificent Hanukkah scene with many details we all grew up with, and are dear to our hearts. It’s […]

Guest Post by Alina Adams: For Art’s Sake: Is It Ever OK To Tell Someone Else’s Story?

Image: Courtesy of Alina Adams We are living in a time when it’s become frowned upon to write or act in a voice outside of your own gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, etc. Under these circumstances, Leo Tolstoy had no right to speak for “Anna Karenina,” Pearl Buck was doing dirty in “The […]

Book Review: Ephraim’s Bones by David de Wolf

Reviewed by Sarah S. First and foremost, I would like to thank David de Wolf for sending me a complimentary copy of his latest novel, Ephraim’s Bones. Image: Courtesy of Judaica in the Spotlight Book Description: Joseph Lichtman, a young man from Frankfurt, is determined to escape the culture of the ghetto, still dominant fifty […]

Book Review: My Mother’s Secret – A Novel of the Jewish Autonomous Region by Alina Adams

Image: Courtesy of Judaica in the Spotlight Reviewed by Miriam P. First and foremost, I would like to thank Alina Adams and her publisher, History Through Fiction, for sending us a complimentary copy of My Mother’s Secret – A Novel of the Jewish Autonomous Region in exchange for an honest book review.   As always, […]

Meet the Author: David de Wolf

Image: Courtesy of David de Wolf Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in the Netherlands and studied Dutch Language and then the History of Art at the University of Nijmegen. I graduated with a Master of Arts and wrote my thesis on the architecture of the Italian […]

Meet the Artist: Z’ev Brandon Perkus

Image: Courtesy of Z’ev Brandon Perkus Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I live in Israel in the Golan Heights on Moshav Aniam, a wonderful community settlement with an artist village and rich culture surrounded by incredible nature and history. I made Aliyah in 2019 from South Africa. Having grown up […]

Meet the Author: Alina Adams

Images: Courtesy of Alina Adams Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in Odessa, USSR, a city a great many people know about now, thanks to Putin’s invasion of the Ukraine, then knew about it then, or when I published my first novel set there, “The Nesting Dolls.” […]

Book Review: Celestial Persuasion by Mirta Ines Trupp

Image: Courtesy of Judaica in the Spotlight I have been looking forward to read “Celestial Persuasion” for quite some time now and was thrilled when Mirta reached out to our team, asking if we would like to participate in an Online Book Tour. Naturally, we agreed and said yes. We would like to take this […]

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