Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
A gorgeous poem by Rick Chess, “The Next Abraham,” in a blog post of the same title.
Marvelous short story by Susan Daitch, “Festival of the Departed,” on Tablet.
“PJ Library®, an international, award-winning, Jewish family engagement program created by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), is seeking an International Lead to take a lead role in managing and growing PJ Library programs and the various partnerships that sustain them around the world.”
“Israeli banknotes will soon be graced with female faces of the Hebrew poetesses Rachel Bluwstein and Leah Goldberg.” (See the Forward‘s dispatch.)
And over at the day job, the Fig Tree Books team was thrilled to see another enthusiastic pre-publication review for Abigail Pogrebin’s My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen