A Reading List for Jewish American Heritage Month

By Readers Services and Dorot Jewish Division Staff
April 24, 2024

The New York Public Library celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month throughout May with events and programs, recommended reading, research collection highlights, and a wide array of resources for all ages.

Explore a sample of works for all ages spanning many genres, including historical fiction, memoirs, fantasy, graphic novels, and more. These books highlight the experiences and perspectives of and about people of Jewish descent and reflect a rich diversity in themes, settings, and narrative styles. 

Summaries provided via NYPL’s catalog, which draws from multiple sources. Click through to each book’s title for more.