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Adam Sandler poses backstage with his Best Male Lead award for "Uncut Gems."

Next up for Adam Sandler’s production company: A YA bat mitzvah novel adaptation

Just months after Sandler threw his daughter a star-studded bat mitzvah party, it looks like his production company is making a bat mitzvah-themed film.

By CALEB GUEDES-REED/JTA
08/06/2022

'Hidden Saint': The Jewish fantasy novel now a reality - review

‘The Hidden Saint’ features a heroic rabbi battling demons.

By ALAN ZEITLIN
28/04/2022
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas ballet

‘The Boy In The Striped Pajamas,’ decried for its Holocaust inaccuracies, is getting a sequel

According to British education observers, the book's prominence in classrooms may perpetuate myths and fallacies about the Holocaust.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
04/03/2022

Sharon Stone partners with ex- ‘Jerusalem Post’ editor for new film

Lisa Barr, who in the 1990s edited In Jerusalem, the local supplement of The Jerusalem Post, has written two previous novels, The Unbreakables and Fugitive Colors.

Israeli author wins Sydney Taylor Award for YA novel on Orthodox teens

Titled 'The Last Words We Said,' the book was written Leah Scheier, who made aliyah from Baltimore in 2008 and currently lives in Modi'in.

Forgotten novel by Sholom Aleichem published in English for first time

Sholom Aleichem, the pen name of Shalom Rabinowitz (1859-1916), was a masterful storyteller whose keen eye, wit and humor earned him the reputation as the Jewish Mark Twain.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
07/10/2021

Idealism duped by intolerance masquerading as morality - book review

By reminding us that well-intentioned idealists were duped half a century ago, it warns us that similar intolerance is once more entrapping the college kids.

By MARK L. LEVINSON
03/10/2021

Learning about life’s complexities and religion through writing

Sally Rooney's new, much-anticipated novel Beautiful World, Where Are You is just as irresistible as her previous work, yet much more frustrating.

By RANDY ROSENTHAL
30/09/2021

Joshua Cohen’s ‘The Netanyahus’ analyzes the famous family

The novel “The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family,” examines the family through the story of one night.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
23/06/2021
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