Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
Nina Badzin explains why she doesn’t write about politics/Israel–and a few other things.
An interesting post by Michael Weingrad on Dan Simmons, “the major science fiction writer whose work most frequently focuses on Jews.” (h/t Mosaic magazine)
From the Jewish Ensemble Theatre in West Bloomfield Hills, Michigan: “Though submissions are CLOSED for the 2014 play festival, we are currently taking submissions for the 2015 New Play Festival. Scripts should be submitted in hard copy only, along with a $10 processing fee payable to JET and a stamped self-addressed envelope if return is desired.” (h/t Theatre Funding Newsletter)
Eminent author Marilynne Robinson recently visited Israel. Beth Kissileff spoke with Robinson about her trip–and her views about the BDS movement.
I’ll admit it: I’m more than a little jealous of the 36 high school students mentioned here.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen