Nextbook Press Authors in the News

New books and events from contributors to the Jewish Encounters Series

Watch Daniel Gordis Discuss Menachem Begin

The author chats about his new book on the polarizing prime minister tonight

Tracing the Rise of Abraham Cahan, From Factory Worker to Newsroom Titan

In an excerpt from Nextbook Press’s new biography, the founder of the ‘Jewish Daily Forward’ makes his way to New York

Sholem Aleichem Created Tevye—and the Modern American Jewish Sense of Tradition

In an excerpt from Nextbook Press’s new biography, the Yiddish master’s funeral at Carnegie Hall begins to shape a legacy

Bad Things, Good Person

Is misfortune God’s doing? A new work on The Book of Job asks what kind of world we live in.

‘Tzelem Elohim’ on Tatooine

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Obama’s Hours

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A Treat Not Even a Dog Will Eat

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General Frenemy

In 1862, Ulysses S. Grant issued an order expelling all Jews from his territory. Turns out, that was a good thing. Historian Jonathan Sarna explains.

Let’s Read ‘General Grant’!

Introducing Scroll Book Club

The Jewish Vote and the Nagging Question of Dual Loyalty

Charges have dogged American Jews since the 1868 election, as Jonathan Sarna explains in ‘When General Grant Expelled the Jews’

Counterpunch

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When Haman Wore the Union Blues

An excerpt from new release When General Grant Expelled The Jews

Afternoon Nap

Break-out sessions take over AIPAC

The Two Fagins

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