Mazal tov!!! Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe has been named a 2008 National Jewish Book Awards finalist.
If you haven't read it yet, Cool Jew is a loving and irreverent celebration of Jewish culture. In addition to its fervent call for positive Jewish identity and affiliation, and embrace of Jewish multiculturalism and diversity, the 250-page book also chronicles contemporary Jewish arts and culture with approximately 400 images. These include original line drawings, vintage Israeli and Jewish posters, t-shirt designs, kabbalistic paintings from Israel, album covers, photographs and more. Cool Jew also includes extensive back-of-the-book resource guides on ways to enjoy Jewish community called "Da Tribe Online" and contemporary Jewish music called "The Heebster Jewkebox."
Cool Jew placed in the category of "Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice." It is the only humor book among the 2008 National Jewish Book Award honorees.
Causes Lisa Alcalay Klug Supports
One Family Fund
San Francisco AIDS Walk