American Jew

‘Love Me, Love My Book’

A personal account of a two-minute pitch that can catapult or sink an author.

06/05/2014
Editor and Publisher
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It’s every author’s dream. And nightmare.

The chance to address several hundred people from around the country who, deeply attentive, have come to New York for three days and one purpose — to find speakers for their local Jewish community book fairs, sisterhood luncheons and other cultural programs.

Gary Rosenblatt

Time To Act On Continuity Studies

12/14/2007
Editor and Publisher
Anyone who has been reading about the state of American Jewish life lately — the numerous studies showing that younger people feel increasingly distant from Israel, synagogues, federations, organizations and a sense of peoplehood — should recognize the name Steven M. Cohen. As a leading sociologist of American Jewry, he has authored or co-authored at least seven important reports or articles in the last year and a half describing the crisis the community faces in transmitting its Jewish values from this generation to the next.
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