Jordan Michael Smith

New Edition: Abraham Socher, the editor of The Jewish Review of Books.

Talking About Writing About Books

As print experiences a crisis unprecedented since Gutenberg’s first major commission, editor Abraham Socher is launching a quarterly print journal intended to make Jews think about books. Quixotic or a master-stroke? The Forward’s Jordan Michal Smith asks him about the new project.

Reading Material: The first issue of the Jewish Review of Books will feature some heavyweights in the world of ideas.

A Jewish Journal of Ideas Is Born

Barring snowstorm-induced printing delays, during the week of February 15, mailboxes across the country will receive the launch issue of The Jewish Review of Books, a new print journal.