Day 4 of Jewish American Heritage Month: Start a book club


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Put down the Angry Birds and dive into a tale written by a young American Jewish author. Some ideas to start out the list: “What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank,” Nathan Englander’s elegant and darkly humorous collection of short stories; “Jujitsu Rabbi and the Godless Blonde,” Rebecca Dana’s debut memoir about living with a lapsed hasidic rabbi in Crown Heights while nursing a broken heart; and “Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots,” Jessica Soffer’s (no relation) debut novel inspired by her love of cooking and her Iraqi Jewish heritage. All are available on Amazon, Kindle and

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