Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish literary news from around the Web.
This week, Kenyon Review Online published “The Golem of Zukow,” a gripping short story by Helen Maryles Shankman.
Yiddish Book Center staff report back from the most recent American Literary Translators Association, shining a special spotlight on a “Translating Israel” panel.
Elie Wiesel and U.S. President Barack Obama will be writing a book together. (UPDATE on Tuesday, November 13: Although this item was reported widely last week, its accuracy is now in doubt.)
Among the facilities damaged by Hurricane Sandy is The Forward‘s main office in downtown New York. I’ve made a small contribution to help out.
I’m off imminently to the JCC Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival in Rochester. Can’t wait!
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen