Celebrate Rosh Hashanah: 8 Favorite Fictional Jewish Characters In Books (PHOTOS)

To help ring in Rosh Hashanah -- the Jewish New Year -- we've reflected on the Jewish literary canon. From Philip Roth to Michael Chabon, some of the most critically acclaimed authors of this century have written novels with memorable Jewish characters.

Non-fiction, memoir and autobiography aside, we've gathered eight of the greatest Jewish characters in books. But who have we left out? Let us know.

Jewish Protagonists