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Netanyahu launches his book: Not every person gets to be eulogized three times

Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu participates in event to launch his book, "Bibi: My Story".

'Not every person gets to be eulogized three times'player

Entertainment leaders to Amazon: Remove antisemitic film and book

Over 200 entertainment leaders call on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, to remove antisemitic film and book recently promoted by Kyrie Irving.

Entertainment leaders to Amazon: Remove antisemitic film & book

Kushner: Netanyahu supported Palestinian state

In his new book, Jared Kushner claims Netanyahu planned to endorse a proposal for a Palestinian state.

Kushner: Netanyahu supported Palestinian state

Publisher of Netanyahu's book: Netanyahu wrote the book himself, in Hebrew and English

Publisher Rotem Sella on Netanyahu's book: There is no serious publisher in Israel that would not want to publish the book.

'Netanyahu wrote the book himself, in Hebrew and English'

For the first time, female Israeli authors outpaced males in publishing in 2021

For the first time ever, female authors in Israel published more books of prose and poetry than men.

A first: Female Israeli authors outpaced males in publishing

This Rothschild debunks conspiracy theories about his last name

Mike Rothschild, who debunks conspiracy theories for a living, is writing the book about Jewish space lasers.

This Rothschild debunks conspiracy theories about his last name

The only ones banning books are critical race theorists

When censors pretend to be free speech activists. Opinion.

The only ones banning books are critical race theorists

Note full of antisemitic images found in Pittsburgh library book

Pittsburgh library promises to better inspect returned books after threatening antisemitic letter found inside novel by library patron.

Note full of antisemitic images found in Pittsburgh library book

Jane Yolen wins lifetime achievement award for Jewish literature

‘Devil’s Arithmetic’ author wins Sydney Taylor Book Award for lifetime achievement in Jewish children’s literature.

Jane Yolen wins lifetime achievement award for Jewish literature

New translation of 'Bambi' - a story about Jewish persecution in author's native Vienna

"Salten foresaw the Holocaust," says translator. "This novel is an appeal to say: No, this shouldn’t happen."

New translation of 'Bambi' - a story about Jewish persecution

Chris Cuomo's book dropped by publisher

Division of HarperCollins Publishers announces it has canceled plans to publish a book by Chris Cuomo.

Chris Cuomo's book dropped by publisher

Publisher drops Chaim Walder's books amid abuse allegations

Feldheim Publishers says it will cease publishing books by Chaim Walder following accusations of sexual abuse.

Publisher drops Chaim Walder's books amid abuse allegations

Israeli bookstores pull books by Israel boycotting writer Sally Rooney

Two of the country's largest shops no longer selling Irish author's books after she refused to let her new novel be translated into Hebrew.

Israeli bookstores pull books by pro-boycott writer Sally Rooney

Two major US retailers remove four Holocaust denial books after protest from Jewish group

Major American retailers remove four books promoting Holocaust denial after letter from the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

Two major US retailers remove four Holocaust denial books

Chief of Staff seeks to publish book written during his tenure

Aviv Kohavi asks Ministerial Committee on Publications to approve the publication of a book he wrote on military leadership.

Chief of Staff seeks to publish book written during his tenure

The Palestinianization of children's books - spreading the evil culture

We are in a war for the hearts and minds of children. Op-ed.

Palestinianizing children's books - spreading the evil culture

When the Rebbe was young

A new book in Hebrew tells the story of the early life of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneersohn.

When the Rebbe was young

Former Ambassador Friedman to publish book on his time in office

Former US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman will publish the memoir. entitled "Sledgehammer," in February of 2022.

Former Ambassador Friedman to publish book on his time in office

Jared Kushner inks book deal for White House memoir

Memoir of Kushner's time as a top Trump aide slated to be released in early 2022.

Jared Kushner inks book deal for White House memoir

The Book of Hirsh

The Book of Hirsh packs everything about today's Israel into a fast-paced, but thought-provoking, short novel Recommended. Review.

The Book of Hirsh

'Titus, Trump and the Triumph of Israel' breaks pre-sale record

New book discusses the power of faith-based diplomacy.

'Titus, Trump and the Triumph of Israel'

Right-wing Polish journalist disparages Jews and calls the Holocaust ‘a myth’ in new book

'No doubt' that Rafal Ziemkiewicz's newest book intends to cause hatred towards Jews, cast doubt on Holocaust, watchdog says.

Polish journalist: Jews are 'ruthless,' Holocaust is a 'myth'

Fellow Writers — free up your books. I did

Fellow Writers — free up your books. I did

Italian Jews working to restore Jewish literary heritage.

Italian Jewish community launches campaign to restore its Jewish literary heritage.

Italian Jews working to restore Jewish literary heritage.

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.

Israeli books translated into Spanish left on streets of Ecuador

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Memoir of LA Jewish family wins top Jewish prize in Britain

The books that cheated death - twice

400-year-old Jewish library survives Hitler and the Inquisition.

The books that cheated death - twice

Books stolen from WWII Polish Jews donated to foundation

Most books come from former collections of Jewish Theological Seminary of Fränkel Foundation in Wroclaw.

Books stolen from WWII Polish Jews donated to foundation

Never overpay for books again

Israeli company presents "Total Boox" - a system which can rate books and allow readers to pay according to usage.

Never overpay for books againplayer

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.

Amazon selling books in US, UK that deny the Holocaust

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.

Bader Ginsburg picture bio takes top honor in book awards

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.

Outrage in Egypt over inclusion of Israeli book at Cairo fair

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.

MK Pushes Return to Free Market for Books

Boycotting the Nation that Gave the Most to Humanity

Boycotting the Nation that Gave the Most to Humanity

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.

Spanish Author Accepts Israeli Award, Rebuffs Boycott Calls

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.

Winner: 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank'

Discounts on New Books to be Illegal

Ministerial committee approves legislation forbidding changing the price of new books for 18 months.

Discounts on New Books to be Illegal

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.

Jewish Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' Remembered