Happy Birthday, President Lincoln

Former president appears in forthcoming Nextbook Press book

And the Award Goes To …

‘Sacred Trash’ takes one prize, and Sami Rohr finalists announced

Nextbook Press Titles Honored

2011 National Jewish Book Awards announced

Sex With Someone We Love

Comment of the Week

Song of Myself (and My Cats)

Comment of the Week

Rules of Engagement

The president of Israel remembers Ben-Gurion’s 1948 decision to exempt young Orthodox men from military service

Raw Deal

To understand widespread Israeli alienation from the beauty of Jewish tradition, look to Ben-Gurion’s political bargain with the Orthodox

Legacies

Agenda: The Dead Sea Scrolls in Times Square, Legado screens in Chicago, Arab-Israeli culture in London, Joan Rivers in Fort Worth, and more

Torchbearer

Emma Lazarus’ “The New Colossus” is a greater symbol of freedom’s light than the Statue of Liberty

Uncivil

As Israel fought for independence, David Ben-Gurion turned the military’s guns on Jews. In his new biography, Shimon Peres recalls his mentor’s greatest test.

Father Figure

Shimon Peres, Israel’s president, has written a new Nextbook Press biography of David Ben-Gurion, its first prime minster and his mentor

Sundown: Drawn and Quartet-ed

Plus the tallest guy at the Jewish day school, and more

Our ‘Brazen Giant’ Turns 125

Nextbook Press presents an annotated version of ‘The New Colossus’

Nobody Likes You When You’re 23

Comment of the Week

Reading and Eating

Food pairings for Nextbook Press books

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