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“kaddish.com” by Nathan Englander; Knopf, $24.95, 203 pages 

Kaddish-by-proxy at core of Torah-rich novel

By Dale Singer, Special to the Jewish Light May 16, 2019

Let’s clear up the obvious question right away.Yes, there really is a website with the name Kaddish.com. Fire up your browser, enter the address and you’ll find this message:“Although many of us wish to say kaddish for our loved ones, we often find...

Nathan Englander

Englander bestseller picked for Big Jewish Community Read

July 18, 2012

The 2012 Big Jewish Community Read — a series of community literary events on a particular book, including a visit by the author for the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival — will focus on Nathan Englander’s new, bestselling collection of short stories,...

Nathan Englander takes short story prize

JTA REPORT July 10, 2012

Jewish-American author Nathan Englander won the 2012 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. The award, for his short story collection "What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank," garnered Englander a $30,000 prize. The collection of stories...

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...

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