Publicist Picks: Biblical Prophets, Hunger, and Other September Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they are particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in September. Anna Weir: I’m a big fan of fiction, so … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Biblical Prophets, Hunger, and Other September Books

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? An interview with Dan Ornstein

Dan Ornstein leads Congregation Ohav Shalom in Albany, New York. He blogs at the Times of Israel and Jewish Values Online, and contributes essays at WAMC Northeast Public Radio. His latest book is Cain v. Abel: A Jewish Courtroom Drama (Jewish Publication Society, 2020). This interview originally appeared on jps.org. What made you cast the Cain and Abel story as a trial? As I mention in the book, one day I was sitting in jury selection for a criminal trial at our local county courthouse. The presiding judge took great care in advising all of us about our grave responsibilities to seek the … Continue reading Am I My Brother’s Keeper? An interview with Dan Ornstein