Pre-Shabbat Jewish Literary Links
Every Friday morning My Machberet presents an assortment of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
A gorgeous meditation for the Days of Awe by Richard Chess.
Etgar Keret explains why Yom Kippur is his favorite holiday (translation by Sondra Silverston).
Irving Kristol’s only published short story, re-published on Mosaic this week, features an post-World War II encounter in France between an American Jewish GI and an Auschwitz survivor.
Have you perused the amazing collection of archived summary-reviews of major works of American Jewish fiction over on the Fig Tree Books website?
Last, but by no means least: David (D.G.) Myers, whose many areas of expertise included Jewish literature, passed away last Friday. Please take a few moments to read through some tributes to him.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen
Shabbat shalom, and an easy/meaningful fast to all who will be observing the Yom Kippur holiday.