Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
Mazel tov to the winners and other honorees cited among this year’s Sydney Taylor Book Awards titles.
Harold Bloom really likes Peter Cole’s latest poetry book.
Nice interview with Janice Weizmann, editor of the Israel-based journal The Ilanot Review.
I no longer live in the Garden State, but I still consider New Jersey Jewish News my hometown Jewish newspaper; I’m intrigued by this profile of Peter Waldor, insurance executive & poet, and winner of the National Jewish Book Award in poetry.
And a little something from me: a piece about “Why I’m Going to See an ‘Anti-Israel’ Play,” published on The Forward’s “Arty Semite” blog this week.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen