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Oprah Winfrey recently selected Elie Wiesel's autobiographical masterpiece Night as one of her recommended books. If you were asked to pick another book reflecting the Jewish experience for Oprah's list, what would that book be and why?

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Lost at Ellis Island
Lipshitz Six or Two Angry Blondes is an unexpected coming to America novel..


Monkey Business
Though he first came on the scene more than 60 years ago, mischievous monkey Curious George has never lost his charm.


Repairing Our Relationship with Mom
More than 66 million baby boomer daughters eager for insight about the most painful and complicated relationship of their lives now have somewhere to turn.
Telling Overlooked Stories

Many stories of heroic Jewish women are relegated to footnotes. March is Women's History Month, a time to honor trailblazing women, but also an appropriate moment to acknowledge women whose lives are largely forgotten and deserve the right of being remembered.


Not Gone With the Wind

Post-Katrina, family recipes keep alive a rich Jewish culinary heritage...


Drinking Companion

Planning and preparing a Seder for a crowd tests the mettle of even the most seasoned cooks. It's easy to leave the choice of wine for the meal to the last minute, especially if it's something you don't know a lot about.


The Go-To Book for New Parents

Josh or Colin? Rachel or Madison? New and expectant parents weighing name choices or hoping to plan meaningful Jewish baby ceremonies will be happy to know that they now have an expanded and updated version of an old favorite to turn to.


Secret Customs

Introduce the youngsters in your life to the fascinating story of the Crypto Jews, Jews forced to convert to Christianity during the Spanish Inquisition, who secretly maintained Jewish customs and identity throughout the ages, with Abuelita's Secret Matzahs (Emmis Books, $17.99 hardcover; $9.99 paperback).


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