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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Daniel Levine, fourth-generation owner of Manhattans J. Levine Books and Judaica, says that while online booksellers such as Amazon hurt his business a decade ago, now hes been able to use the Web to boost his sales.

Jewish bookstores writing new chapters in competition with Internet

By Ben Sales, JTA May 21, 2012

NEW YORK -- The books are in the back at J. Levine Books and Judaica. Before finding the volumes of Jewish titles at the midtown Manhattan store, customers encounter a rotating display of mezuzahs on the left, followed by shelves of kiddush cups and a...

Myra Kraft remembered at National Jewish Book Awards

JTA March 15, 2012

NEW YORK -- The owner of the New England Patriots joined writers, literary judges and supporters of the Jewish Book Council for the inaugural presentation of an award named after his widow, Myra Kraft. Fighting through tears, Robert Kraft thanked the...

Spiegelman among National Jewish Book Awards winners

JTA January 12, 2012

Author and illustrator Art Spiegelman and Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld are among the winners of the 2011 National Jewish Book Awards. The awards, which were announced Wednesday, are given out annually by the Jewish Book Council to honor outstanding...

2011 Jewish Book Awards

Jewish Book Council announces 2011 award winners

January 11, 2012

The Jewish Book Council announced its 2011 Jewish Book Awards on Tuesday, honoring "Jerusalem: A Biography" by Simon Sebag Montefiore with the group's Jewish Book of the Year award. Click here to read the Light's review of "Jerusalem." Pulitzer Prize...

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