Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish news, primarily of the literary variety, from around the Web.
Jonathan Gondelman’s thoughtful review of a translation of Hans Keilson’s Life Goes On, in Jewish Ideas Daily.
Among the many recent appreciations of Edward I. Koch, my favorites include pieces by two writers I’ve admired for a long time: Jeffrey Goldberg and Thane Rosenbaum.
On Tablet, Jew-by-choice Jamaica Kincaid discusses her new book.
An intriguing list: “Top 25 Literary Classics About Israel.”
Remember this Keshet contest? The contest has produced The Purim Superhero, a new children’s book published by Kar-Ben. See this article from The Jewish Week all about this book featuring Nate, “a Jewish boy with two dads,” and the book’s author, Elisabeth Kushner.
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