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  • The Last Chinese (Jewish) Chef

    By Tracy Hahn-Burkett

    Review of The Last Chinese Chef, about a half-Jewish, half-Chinese chef in China and the grieving food writer who comes to know him.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Beached in Wales

    By Alizah Salario

    Review of The Welsh Girl, Peter Ho Davies’ novel about a Welsh barmaid who hungers for adventure, a German POW in Wales and a Jewish-German interrogator.

    Date: 10-26-2007
  • Today's Israel Is A Gastronomic Haven

    By Jayne Cohen

    A gorgeous new cookbook celebrates the blending of cultural heritages that make up today's Israel.

    Date: 12-31-2008
  • Inclusive New Passover Books

    By Lynn Melnick

    New books for Passover include two that translate the Four Questions from Hebrew into different languages and two new haggadahs.

    Date: 04-15-2008
  • Welcoming the New Jew

    By Aliza Hausman

    A Jew by choice who converted with an Orthodox rabbi reviews a book by a Jew by choice who converted Reform--and finds her story "honorable."

    Date: 06-02-2009
  • New Perspectives on Israel From Three New Picture Books

    By Mimi DuPree

    Two out of three of these new children's books about Israel are great--one you'll want to give as a baby gift, and one you'll want to reread yourself.

    Date: 10-19-2009
  • The Gravedigger's Daughter: The Tainted Inheritance of Suffering

    By Tracy Hahn-Burkett

    Review of The Gravedigger’s Daughter, Joyce Carol Oates’ novel about a cursed, tortured woman whose father was a gravedigger and refugee from Nazi Germany.

    Date: 11-12-2007
  • The Eager Refugee

    By Lynn Melnick

    Review of Mohr, Frederick Reuss' fictionalized account of his intermarried grandfather’s departure from Germany and troubled life in Shanghai.

    Date: 11-30-2007
  • You Don't Have To Be Jewish To Teach Kids to Cook

    By Aaron Leibel

    She was an experienced cookbook writer who wanted to learn about her husband's food traditions.

    Date: 01-05-2009
  • To Understand Interfaith Marriage, Ask Jewish Women

    By Sherry Israel

    Keren's McGinity's new book tells the fascinating story of changes over the course of the 20th century in the roles and self-concepts of intermarried American Jewish women, and the effects of those changes on the transmission of Jewish identity to the nex

    Date: 05-05-2009

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