Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
“Israeli film officials say Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman will direct her first feature film, based on an autobiographical novel by celebrated Israeli writer Amos Oz.”
Over on Tablet: a wonderful piece about I.B. Singer’s “The Son from America”–and what it’s like to teach the story today at a Catholic college.
i24news is a new source for English-language news from Israel. (h/t HonestReporting.com)
The Forward is looking for a Digital Media Producer.
Finally, in case you missed it yesterday, please forgive the additional mention of my new essay, “Beyond Birthright: How Fortysomethings Can Cultivate Jewish Connections.” Including Jewish cultural connections.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen