Jewish Literary Links for Shabbat by Erika Dreifus on May 24, 2013 Disabled Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen 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. Shabbat shalom.