Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
“The Greatest Living Hebrew Writer Is Arab”–find out who this writer is, according to The Tower magazine.
“After three-and-a-half jam-packed years, Jewish Ideas Daily is embarked on another exciting adventure.” Learn more about the soon-to-be-launched Mosaic.
Can you sum up your Jewish dad in six words?
Jane Yolen explains how she came to write The Devil’s Arithmetic: “I had lunch with one of my editors, who happened to be a rabbi’s wife. She said, ‘I know you’re Jewish, but you don’t write about anything Jewish—it’s time you start.'”
An utterly moving essay by a son of an Auschwitz survivor.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen