Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
“The Sydney Taylor Book Award [is] celebrating and showcasing its 2016 gold and silver medalists with a Blog Tour, February 8-12, 2016! Interviews with winning authors and illustrators will appear on a wide variety of Jewish and kidlit blogs.”
In which Anca Szilagyi addresses family history – & fiction-writing – for Jewish in Seattle.
Big doings at Fig Tree Books this week, including the announcement of our latest acquisition and the release of our Winter newsletter.
“Well represented among Mount Auburn [Cemetery]’s Jewish residents are people of letters, including ‘freedom of dissent’ supporter and journal publisher I.F. Stone, as well as ‘The Natural’ author Bernard Malamud, whose flat grave marker says, ‘The master of stories,’ in Yiddish.” (Matt Lebovic/Times of Israel)
And for Valentine’s Day: a selection of romantic lines in Jewish literature, courtesy of Talya Zax.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen