Jewish Literary Links for Shabbat

Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen

Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish news, primarily of the literary variety, from around the Web.

  • New Jersey Jewish News takes note of impending 80th birthday celebrations for its most famous literary native son, Philip Roth.
  • People are still talking about the Brooklyn College BDS controversy. This week, Francine Klagsburn’s piece in The Jewish Week impressed me as especially worth reading.
  • Busy times over on the Generations of the Shoah International (GSI) Book/Film Discussion Group.
  • Lilith‘s annual fiction and poetry contests close on March 15th.
  • New opportunity for writers and artists: a Jewish Environmental/Land Art Residency. Applications are due March 22nd. (via
  • Shabbat shalom!