Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Yom Hazikaron is Israel’s official Memorial Day. It’s followed by Yom Ha’atzmaut (“Independence Day”), which commemorates Israel’s declaration of Independence in 1948. The below titles focus on Israel through a variety of genres and perspectives. Find the whole list here.
Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Naomi is the executive director of Jewish Book Council. She graduated from Emory University with degrees in English and Art History and, in addition, studied at University College London. Prior to her role as executive director, Naomi served as the founding editor of the JBC website and blog and managing editor of Jewish Book World. In addition, she has overseen JBC’s digital initiatives, and also developed the JBC’s Visiting Scribe series and Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation.