Non-Fiction

Senior Moments

Senior Moments

A moving collection of essays on aging and happiness

Drawing on more than six decades' worth of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, Willard Spiegelman reflects...

Our Revolution

Our Revolution

When Bernie Sanders began his race for the presidency, it was considered by the political establishment and the media to be a “fringe” campaign, something not to be taken seriously. After all,...

Nurture the Wow

Nurture the Wow

National Jewish Book Award Finalist 2016

A deeply affecting, funny, insightful meditation that challenges readers to find the spiritual meaning of parenting.

Every day, parents...

Till We Have Built Jerusalem

Till We Have Built Jerusalem

A biographical excavation of one of the world’s great, troubled cities

A remarkable view of one of the world’s most beloved and troubled cities, Adina Hoffman’s Till We Have...

The House by the Lake

The House by the Lake

A Finalist for the Costa Biography Award

Longlisted for the Orwell Prize

Named a Best Book of the Year by
The Times (London) •...

The Israeli Mind

The Israeli Mind

An Israeli-American psychologist examines his native nation's state of mind and its disproportional impact on the Middle East and the global community.

Bridge of Words

Bridge of Words

A rich and passionate biography of a language and the dream of world harmony it sought to realize

In 1887, Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof, a Polish Jew, had the idea of putting an end to tribalism...

Leonard

Leonard

New York Times Bestseller
Goodreads Choice Award Winner

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E....

Hitler's Art Thief

Hitler's Art Thief

The sensational story of a cache of masterpieces not seen since they vanished during the Nazi terror—a bizarre tale of a father and aged son, of secret deals, treachery and the search for truth.

Eat My Schwartz

Eat My Schwartz

Geoff and Mitchell Schwartz are the NFL’s most improbable pair of offensive linemen. They started their football careers late, not playing a down of organized football until they joined their low-key...

Unlikely Warrior

Unlikely Warrior

As a young adult in wartime Vienna, Georg Rauch helped his mother hide dozens of Jews from the Gestapo behind false walls in their top-floor apartment and arrange for their safe transport out of...

The Bible Doesn't Say That

The Bible Doesn't Say That

The Bible Doesn't Say That explores what the Bible meant before it was misinterpreted over the past 2,000 years.

Acclaimed translator and biblical scholar Dr. Joel M. Hoffman walks the...

Rhapsody in Schmaltz

Rhapsody in Schmaltz

Bagels, deli sandwiches and gefilte fish are only a few of the Jewish foods to have crossed into American culture and onto American plates. Rhapsody in Schmaltz traces the history and social...

The Game Must Go On

The Game Must Go On

On December 7, 1941, as the battleships of Pearl Harbor smoldered, one of the most powerful athletes in America, Detroit Tigers MVP Hank Greenberg, made a tumultuous decision-to leave the baseball...

Stars and Strikes

Stars and Strikes

Dan Epstein scored a cult hit with Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s. Now he returns with a riotous look at the most pivotal season...

So As I Was Saying . . .

So As I Was Saying . . .

A humorous, insightful, and star-studded reflection on a life in politics and media that spanned nearly a century.

The Green and the Black

The Green and the Black

In the tradition of Yergin's The Prize, a comprehensive, category-killing look at America's shale revolution and fracking's effect on communities, industry, and the war on climate change.

Baking with the Brass Sisters

Baking with the Brass Sisters

America's favorite baking sisters—The Brass Sisters—are back with another treasure trove of treats

A Street Divided

A Street Divided

An award-winning reporter for The Wall Street Journal takes us straight to the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict-the 300-yard cul-de-sac that divides Jerusalem

Frank

Frank

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE RANDY SHILTS AWARD

“I [once] said [to Frank] I was sorry I would never be able to vote for him as the first...

Woody

Woody

In this first biography of Woody Allen in over a decade, David Evanier discusses key movies, plays and prose as well as Allen's personal life. Evanier tackles the themes that Allen has spent a lifetime...

Lincoln and the Jews

Lincoln and the Jews

One hundred and fifty years after Abraham Lincoln's death, the full story of his extraordinary relationship with Jews is told here for the first time. Lincoln and the Jews: A History provides...

The Gefilte Manifesto

The Gefilte Manifesto

Magnetic duo and stars of the Brooklyn food scene, Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz revitalize Old World food traditions for today's modern kitchens in their debut cookbook.

Final Solution

Final Solution

A new history of the Holocaust by a noted historian featuring information from newly-opened Soviet archives, declassified Western intelligence reports and diaries from the camps.

Les Parisiennes

Les Parisiennes

“Anne Sebba has the nearly miraculous gift of combining the vivid intimacy of the lives of women during The Occupation with the history of the time. This is a remarkable book.” —Edmund...

Let There Be Water

Let There Be Water

An essential look at the unknown story of how Israel has avoided the coming water crisis despite being mostly desert.

The Private Heinrich Himmler

The Private Heinrich Himmler

The English translation of the letters of Heinrich Himmler and his wife, recently authenticated by the Bundesarchiv and serialized in Die Welt

Tradition!

Tradition!

The 50th anniversary chronicle of the making of "Fiddler on the Roof," now out in paperback just in time for the Broadway revival of the show!

Genesis

Genesis

A probing look at one of the most incendiary subjects of our time—the relationship between the United States and Israel

There has been more than half a century of raging...

God in Search of Man

God in Search of Man

Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most revered religious leaders of the 20th century, and God in Search of Man and its companion volume, Man Is Not Alone, two of his most important...

The Hare with Amber Eyes (Illustrated Edition)

The Hare with Amber Eyes (Illustrated Edition)

The illustrated edition of the bestselling masterpiece, with gorgeous new photographs and full-color images

The Holocaust

The Holocaust

Deftly weaving together historical research and survivors' testimonies, The Holcaust is Gilbert's acclaimed and definitive history of the European Jews, fom Hitler's rise to power to Germany's...

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

What is the impact of the Israel lobby on U.S. foreign policy—and is it in America's national interest?

Lost and Found in Johannesburg

Lost and Found in Johannesburg

An inner life of Johannesburg that turns on the author's fascination with maps, boundaries, and transgressions

Lost and Found in Johannesburg begins with a...

The New York Times Jewish Cookbook

The New York Times Jewish Cookbook

From the food pages of The New York Times comes this authoritative, wide-ranging Jewish cookbook. With almost 800 well-tested recipes by Times food writers, this collection includes...

Oy!

Oy!

Hanukah Quizzes
Matzo Ball Humor
A Real Kosher Treat!

From rabbis to relationships, latkes to lawyers, and marriages to miracles, here is a feast of more than a thousand old and new...

A Peace to End All Peace

A Peace to End All Peace

Published with a new afterword from the author—the classic, bestselling account of how the modern Middle East was created

The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions,...

The Pianist

The Pianist

Named one of the Best Books of 1999 by the Los Angeles Times, The Pianist is now a major motion picture directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody (Son of Sam). The...

The Pity of It All

The Pity of It All

In this important work of historical restoration, Amos Elon shows how a persecuted clan of cattle dealers and wandering peddlers was transformed into a stunningly successful community of writers,...

Primo Levi's Resistance

Primo Levi's Resistance

A pioneering examination of the Italian Resistance and the grim secret that haunted Primo Levi’s life

No other Auschwitz survivor has been as literarily powerful and historically influential...

Still Foolin' 'Em

Still Foolin' 'Em

Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America's favorite comedians as he turns 65, and a look back at a remarkable career in this New York Times bestseller.

Billy...

KL

KL

Winner of the 2016 Mark Lynton History Prize
Winner of the 2015 Wolfson History Prize
A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2015
A Kirkus Reviews Best...

The Gourmet Jewish Cookbook

The Gourmet Jewish Cookbook

From modern spins on classics, like Schnitzel Noodle Stir Fry and Matza Granola, to make-ahead meals, like Passover Beef Lasagna, to sophisticated dishes, like Veal Chops with Mushroom Sauce, this cookbook...

The Spy Who Loved

The Spy Who Loved

The Untold Story of Britain's First Female Special Agent of World War II

In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London....

Why the Germans? Why the Jews?

Why the Germans? Why the Jews?

A provocative and insightful analysis that sheds new light on one of the most puzzling and historically unsettling conundrums

Why did the Holocaust happen in Germany,...