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Jewish Book Carnival!

Welcome to the second monthly Jewish Book Carnival!


The Jewish Book Carnival is your chance to participate in People of the Books.

The Carnival was started by Heidi Estrin and me, to promote blogs that cover Jewish books. It’s an effort to build community, so that blog writers and readers can share posts on Jewish books. We’ll read each others’ blogs, support each other and promote each other- and Jewish books-  throughout the blogosphere.

Every month on the 15th, someone will host the roundup; in September, you can find it at the Jewish Publication Society.

On the Carnival's home page you can find a list of participants, links to past carnivals and other information.


The Jewish Book Carnival has a GoodReads page; we’d love for you to join, to keep up with Carnival news, join in our discussions and share what you’re reading and writing about.

This month we have several new participants- and lots of great links.

We hope you have time to visit and comment on lots of the featured blogs.

And if you'd like to join the Carnival or host, please email me at mcloutier @ jewishlibraries.org.

The Links:


Bagels, Books & Schmooze reviews Sima's Undergarments for Women, by Ilana Stanger-Ross

Boston Bibliophile reviews The Frozen Rabbi, by Steve Stern

Here in HP: Review with Carrot Watercolor and  Sharkskin Suits and Cairo Longings

Homeshuling: Bible Stories for Children- Does the Torah Belong in Picture Books?

JBooks.com: Rabbi Harvey Interviews Gary Shteyngart

Jewish Book Council: Israeli Fiction Roundup

JewishBoston.com reviews Tough Questions Jews Ask: A Young Adult's Guide to Building a Jewish Life

The Jewish Publication Society shares The Top 5 Jewish Book to Film Adaptations and Introducing our new CEO, Barry Schwartz!

JewWishes reviews Displaced Persons, by Ghita Schwarz

My Machberet: Recent Reads- The J-Word, by Andrew Sanger

Needle in the Bookstacks asks Is Jozefow Close to Chelm?

Rhapsody in Books reviews Songs for the Butcher's Daughter, by Peter Manseau

Sylvia Rouss: Lessons I Learned When I Wrote My First Book

The Whole Megillah reviews Once and Sharing Our Homeland

Thanks once again to all the participants, and to you for visiting and commenting on their blogs.

Posted by Marie.

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