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Welcome to the January Jewish Book Carnival

jbcWelcome to the January edition of the Jewish Book Carnival, a monthly event where bloggers who blog about Jewish books can meet, read and comment on each others' posts.

The carnival was started by Heidi Estrin and Marie Cloutier to build community among bloggers and blogs who feature Jewish books. It will run every month on the 15th.

We're hosting this month, and we got a fantastic collection of links from our participants.

From Barbara Bietz comes Welcome Howard Schwartz- Gathering Sparks.

Boston Bibliophile has a review of Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, by Barry Deutsch.

Waste Not, Want Not comes from

The Fourth Musketeer brings Book Review: Threads and Flames, by Esther Friesener.

Leora of Here in HP gave us Scapegoat by Eli Amir: A Book Review.

Ilana-Davita sends Hush: A Short Book Review.

The Jewish Book Council blog sends two great links: 2010 National Jewish Book Award Announcement and JBC Bookshelf: First Edition.

Turning Numbers into People comes from the Jewish Journal.

The Jewish Publication Society offers Tu B'Shevat is Almost Here, So Get Ready to Plant Some Trees!

Review: An Italian Renaissance, Choosing Life in Canada: a review from JewWishes.

Ann Koffsky sent us two links this month: Reports of the Death of the Book Have Been Greatly Exaggerated for your consideration, and Snowman Coloring Pages, just for fun.

My Machberet has Richard Holbrooke's German War Photo-and Mine.

Needle in the Bookstacks sends us Treasures in the Library.

Rhapsody in Books offers a Review of Stronger than Iron: The Destruction of Vilna Jewry 1941-1945: An Eyewitness Account, by Mendel Balberyszski.

Sylvia Rouss has Everyone Loves Sammy!

Thanks to all our participants for these links. Please take some time to visit and comment on those that interest you- which I hope is all of them! Stay tuned to the Jewish Book Carnival home page for a schedule of upcoming Carnivals and email Heidi Estrin at if you'd like to participate!

The Jewish Book Carnival has a GoodReads page, where we host discussions and more. Whether or not you’re participating in the Carnival, we hope you’ll stop by, join and take part!

Posted by Marie.

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The Jewish Book Carnival has a GoodReads page, where we host discussions and more. Whether or not you're participating, we hope you'll stop by, join and take part!


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