Jewish Literary Links for Shabbat
Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of links, primarily of the literary variety.
Beautiful essay on the “spiritual fitness regimen” that Michelle Brafman adopted before her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah.
Events for Anglo-Israeli writers near Jerusalem, coordinated by Judy Labensohn.
The KlezKanada Poetry Retreat is slated for August 19-25, 2013. Those who are between 16 and 35 years of age may apply for scholarships (deadline: May 1, 2013, so hurry!).
On Jewish Ideas Daily, Diane Cole recommends a translation of Israeli author Nava Semel’s Paper Bride.
JTA is looking for a Feature Writer.
Last, but not least: I’m grateful to the Young Friends Book Club of the Museum of Jewish Heritage here in New York for hosting Quiet Americans and me next month.