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Israeli books translated into Spanish left on streets of Ecuador

Israeli books translated into Spanish left on streets of Ecuador

“Libros Libres de Israel” project, whereby books are left on public roads for others to find, aims to share Israeli culture in Ecuador.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 7/31/2019, 5:04 PM
Ilana Kurshan wins $100,000 Jewish Literature Sami Rohr Prize

Ilana Kurshan wins $100,000 Jewish Literature Sami Rohr Prize

American immigrant to Israel wins Jewish literature prize for memoir highlighting effect of Talmud study on her life.JTA, 6/6/2018, 8:13 AM
Israeli books: More Torah-related books than any other type

Israeli books: More Torah-related books than any other type

Ahead of national book week, National Library releases statistics on books published in Israel. Most children's comics for haredi readers.Tal Polon, 6/5/2018, 1:40 PM
Memoir of LA Jewish family wins top Jewish prize in Britain

Memoir of LA Jewish family wins top Jewish prize in Britain

LA Jewish family's memoir named winner of 2018 Jewish quarterly Wingate Literary Prize.JTA, 2/16/2018, 7:52 AM
The books that cheated death - twice

The books that cheated death - twice

400-year-old Jewish library survives Hitler and the Inquisition.JTA, 6/28/2017, 2:37 PM
Books stolen from WWII Polish Jews donated to foundation

Books stolen from WWII Polish Jews donated to foundation

Most books come from former collections of Jewish Theological Seminary of Fränkel Foundation in Wroclaw.JTA, 5/23/2017, 8:00 PM
Never overpay for books again

Never overpay for books again

Israeli company presents "Total Boox" - a system which can rate books and allow readers to pay according to usage.ILTV, 5/5/2017, 6:05 PM
Amazon selling books in US, UK that deny the Holocaust

Amazon selling books in US, UK that deny the Holocaust

Amazon has removed such books from online stores where Holocaust denial is illegal, but they remain available in the US and UK.JTA, 2/14/2017, 7:34 AM
Bader Ginsburg picture bio takes top honor in book awards

Bader Ginsburg picture bio takes top honor in book awards

Picture book biography about U.S. Supreme Court Justice among the top three winners of awards for Jewish children's books.JTA, 1/12/2017, 4:01 AM
Outrage in Egypt over Israeli book at Cairo fair

Outrage in Egypt over Israeli book at Cairo fair

Egyptian parliamentarian demands inquiry after Army Radio analyst's book is allowed into a book fair in Cairo.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2016, 6:15 AM
MK Pushes Return to Free Market for Books

MK Pushes Return to Free Market for Books

MK Yoav Kish calls to repeal Literature Protection Law, which prevents sales being offered on books for 18 months after debut.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/31/2015, 9:41 AM
Boycotting the Nation that Gave the Most to Humanity

Boycotting the Nation that Gave the Most to Humanity

One Albanian author has the intellectual honesty to say what he thinks. Giulio Meotti, 2/16/2015, 7:30 AM
Spanish Writer Accepts Jerusalem Literary Award

Spanish Writer Accepts Jerusalem Literary Award

Acclaimed Spanish writer accepts prestigious Israeli literary award, despite calls from anti-Israel activists to boycott the Jewish state.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/11/2013, 5:45 PM
Jewish-American Author Wins Short Story Award

Jewish-American Author Wins Short Story Award

Jewish-American author Nathan Englander’s short story collection,“What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank,” wins Short Story Award.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/11/2012, 5:52 PM
Discounts on New Books to be Illegal

Discounts on New Books to be Illegal

Ministerial committee approves legislation forbidding changing the price of new books for 18 months.Gil Ronen, 6/11/2012, 3:15 AM
Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' Remembered

Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' Remembered

Maurice Sendak, 83, author and illustrator of dozens of popular children’s books, most notably “Where the Wild Things Are,” died Tuesday.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/9/2012, 11:57 AM
Public Funds Financing Fascist Children's Book

Public Funds Financing Fascist Children's Book

Romanian public funds have been financing a children’s poetry book that features Romania’s World War II fascist leader on its cover.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/18/2012, 7:57 PM
Jewish Digital Library Changes Future of Reading

Jewish Digital Library Changes Future of Reading

New Jewish digital library features hundreds of popular Jewish books by leading publishers in both Hebrew and English.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/5/2012, 4:35 PM
Feldheim Books to Customers: Come Back

Feldheim Books to Customers: Come Back

Feldheim Publishing, under a stay of proceedings, asks customers to buy its products and help save the Jewish book world.Elad Benari, 3/6/2012, 7:13 AM
Feldheim Books In Danger of Collapse

Feldheim Books In Danger of Collapse

Feldheim Publishing in Israel, which caters to the hareidi religious community, is in danger of collapse and may be bought out.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/21/2012, 12:53 PM
Author Naomi Ragen Convicted of Plagiarism

Author Naomi Ragen Convicted of Plagiarism

A Jerusalem court finds American-Israeli author Naomi Ragen guilty of plagiarism, a verdict she called a dark day” for writers in Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/12/2011, 1:09 PM
Cookbook Adds 'Kosher Elegance'

Cookbook Adds 'Kosher Elegance'

T-minus very little time left to go, and what can you do to make Shavuot dinner look like a feat of excellence? Open that new cookbook of yours.Hana Levi Julian, 6/7/2011, 9:28 AM
Rabbi's Response to Dawkins

Rabbi's Response to Dawkins

Rabbi Michael Avraham takes on the topic of G-d, atheism and evolution in his new book, “G-d Plays Dice.”Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2011, 2:12 PM
Nazis Trained Dogs to Talk

Nazis Trained Dogs to Talk

The Nazis believed dogs were almost as intelligent as humans, researchers say – and tried to create an army with them to win the war. Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 10:50 AM
Former Iranian Guard Turned CIA

Former Iranian Guard Turned CIA

In an interview with INR's Yishai Fleisher, Reza Kahlili explained the cruelty and oppression of Iran's regime and the real threat to Israel.IsraelNN Staff, 11/3/2010, 11:01 AM
French U Blocks Anti-Israel Move

French U Blocks Anti-Israel Move

A French university canceled an international conference rather than cave in to an anti-Israel boycott by pro-Palestinian Authority participants.Hana Levi-Julian, 7/28/2010, 12:33 PM
Unpublished Kafka Works Probed

Unpublished Kafka Works Probed

The unpublished works of famed Prague-born writer Franz Kafka are to be examined for the first time in 50 years.Hana Levi Julian, 7/21/2010, 1:54 PM
Summer Reading

Summer Reading

, 7/21/2010, 12:00 AM
Farrakhan's 'Deceitful Jews'

Farrakhan's 'Deceitful Jews'

Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan is turning to Jews -- and the gentiles whom they “influence” -- to help in the “repair” of his people.Hana Levi Julian, 6/30/2010, 4:12 PM
Hebrew Book Week Starts

Hebrew Book Week Starts

Israel's 49th annual Hebrew Book Week began Wednesday.Malkah Fleisher, 6/2/2010, 10:21 PM
Good News for Book Lovers

Good News for Book Lovers

Arutz Sheva has launched a new book review section that will give readers a glimpse into several fun, engaging and uplifting titles each week.Tzvi Barish, 1/4/2010, 3:32 PM
They Must Go!

They Must Go!

, 11/8/2009, 12:00 AM
Israeli Innovation is Unmatched

Israeli Innovation is Unmatched

A new book, 'Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle', says "Israel is not just a country, but a comprehensive state of mind."Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 11/2/2009, 11:35 PM
Amazon Sells Shoah-Denial Books

Amazon Sells Shoah-Denial Books

The American Jewish Committee filed a complaint against the Amazon online book distributers for selling books which deny the Holocaust.Avraham Zuroff, 7/26/2009, 7:10 AM
US, Muslim Superheroes Team Up

US, Muslim Superheroes Team Up

US superheroes such as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman will appear together with the Muslim superheroes known as The 99 in a new comics series.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/7/2009, 2:07 PM
Psychometric Losing Importance?

Psychometric Losing Importance?

Increasing numbers of students accepted to higher education without psychometric exam mean Council for Higher Education must improve supervision. Hillel Fendel, 6/29/2009, 5:08 PM
Remembering the Rebbe in Images

Remembering the Rebbe in Images

Photographs of the Lubavicher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, have been collected into a new book, alongside quotes from his wisdom.Israel National News, 6/28/2009, 6:34 PM
God’s Perfectly Imperfect Plan

God’s Perfectly Imperfect Plan

, 6/24/2009, 12:00 AM
More False Hopes on Shalit?

More False Hopes on Shalit?

A PA news agency reported Tuesday evening that kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit’s freedom is imminent. Israel denied the report.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/23/2009, 6:41 PM
Thank you to Nadav Shragai

Thank you to Nadav Shragai

, 6/21/2009, 12:00 AM