Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
Poems and thoughts “written by some of Hevria’s writers in reaction to the terror attack…in a Jerusalem synagogue” this week.
Among this week’s book reviews: Judy Bolton-Fasman on Sarah Wildman’s Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind and Harvey Freedenberg on Adam Kirsch’s Rocket & Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas.
Here’s a “theme” for a Bat Mitzvah celebration that I think we can all get behind.
It’s time to apply for the summer 2015 Great Jewish Books program. (Interested? Might know a high-schooler who could be? Read 2014 participant Hannah Elbaum’s reflections.)
Finally, this week brought the release of the latest newsletter from Fig Tree Books. Check it out!
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen