Paper Brigade Vol­ume Three


Fea­tur­ing Kei­th Gessen, Chloe Ben­jamin, and Ayelet Gun­dar-Goshen, plus a Jew­ish lit­er­ary map of Italy, Jew­ish fairy tales, and more.


The Jew­ish Women Writ­ers Who Made Their Mark on Café Cul­ture
Shachar M. Pinsker 

Moses Mendelssohn & Got­thold Ephraim Less­ing
Michah Got­tlieb 

Bod­ies, Bor­ders, and Desire
Ranen Omer-Sher­man

Frum Women in Film
Karen E. H. Skinazi 

What Do You Think, Doc?’
Mered­ith Goldstein 

Adeena Suss­man 

Oh, Give Me a Home
Jes­si­ca Kirzane 

Jane Yolen 

Are You There, God? It’s Me, the Jew­ish YA Nov­el.’
Gabrielle Moss

Papa Stal­in and the Hap­py Fam­i­ly
Miri­am Udel

Hey, Writ­ers!
Michelle Markowitz & Car­o­line Moss 

The Pio­neers
Pamela S. Nadell 

Shemi­ra and Prayer Wheels
Elisha Wald­man


Prose & Poetry

Writ­ing the Jew­ish Rust Belt
Alli­son Pitinii Davis 

Point of Con­tact
Ali­cia Jo Rabins

Inter­views & Profiles

Kei­th Gessen
with Rebec­ca Schuman

Gary Shteyn­gart
Jacob Silverman 

Jen­ny Erpen­beck & Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
with Bec­ca Kantor 

Tri­na Schart Hyman
Eric A. Kimmel 

Chloe Ben­jamin
with Karah Preiss

Piper Weiss & Aman­da Stern 

Art & Photography

The Three Escapes of Han­nah Arendt
Ken Krim­stein 

Sara Berman’s Clos­et
Maira Kalman & Alex Kalman 

Arti­sans of Israel
Baruch Raf­ic

All-of-a-Kind, Then & Now
Joe Krush & Paul O. Zelin­sky with Nan­cy Bea Miller 

My Sioux-Knot
Emi­ly Bowen Cohen 

Nora Krug 

Jew­ish Her­itage of the Dec­can
Suren­dra Kumar 

Good Trou­ble
Christo­pher Noxon 


Our Lady of Kazan
Maya Arad, trans­lat­ed by Jes­si­ca Cohen


Kim Sher­wood 

Spies of No Coun­try
Mat­ti Friedman

The Hotel Nev­ersink
Adam O’Fallon Price 

Thoughts on the Roths and Their Kad­dish
Joshua Cohen


The World of Jew­ish Ital­ian Lit­er­a­ture
Min­na Zall­man Proctor 

A Jew­ish Lit­er­ary Map of Italy
Kather­ine Messenger 

Sami Rohr Prize for Jew­ish Literature

Ilana Kur­shan 

Sara Yael Hirschhorn 

Yair Mintzk­er 

Shari Rabin

Chanan Tigay 

2018 in Review

To Our Readers 

JBC by the Numbers

Pro­grams & Publications 

Index of Book Reviews 

JBC Net­work Authors 

JBC Net­work Communities 

2017 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Awards 

2018 Sami Rohr Prize for Jew­ish Literature