Current Authors

2019-2020 HBI Conversations Authors

Rachel Barenbaum*
Book cover of A Bend in the Stars

A Bend in the Stars

HBI Community: Bethesda, MD; Boca Raton, FL; Boston, MA; New York City, NY; Park City, UT; Sarasota, FL; Westchester, NY

Melanie Benjamin*
Book cover of Mistress of the Ritz

Mistress of the Ritz

HBI Community: Boca Raton, FL

Jamie Bernstein*
Book cover of Famous Father Girl

Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

HBI Community: Bethesda, MD

Talia Carner*
Book cover for The Third Daugher

The Third Daughter

HBI Community: Sarasota, FL; Howard County, MD

Jennifer Cody Epstein*
Book cover for Wunderland


HBI Community: New York City, NY; Park City, UT

Marra Gad*
Book cover of The Color of Love

The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl

HBI Community: Baltimore, MD; Bethesda, MD; Howard County, MD; Park City, UT

Golide Goldbloom*
Book cover of On Division

On Division

HBI Community: Westchester, NY

Amy Gottlieb

The Beautiful Possible

HBI Community: Westchester, NY

Angela Himsel*
Book cover of A River Could Be Tree

A River Could Be Tree

HBI Community: New York City, NY

Sarah Hurwitz*
Book cover of Here All Along

Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life — in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There)

HBI Community: Baltimore, MD; Howard County, MD

Barbara Ostfeld*
Book cover of Catbird: The ballad of Barbi Prim

Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi Prim

HBI Community: Boston, MA

Beth Ricanati*
Book cover of Braided: A Journey of a Thousand Challahs

Braided: A Journey of a Thousand Challahs

HBI Community: Baltimore, MD

Ayelet Tsabari
Book cover for The Art of Leaving

The Art of Leaving

HBI Community: Boston, MA

*Author Tour in Affiliation with the Jewish Book Council (JBC)