Pre-Shabbat Jewish Literary Links
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety. I’m among those theatergoers swept up in the power of
Oslo, which won a Tony award for Best Play this week. Itamar Rabinovich’s review for offers some insights I appreciate knowing. Jewish Review of Books Speaking of plays: Check out this
nice feature on the Jewish Plays Project by Amy Oestreicher for Broadway World. I was lucky enough to be in the audience one recent evening when authors Matti Friedman and Nicole Krauss were in conversation—on writing about Israel and more—at Central Synagogue in New York. And now, thanks to JBSTV.org, you can catch
a video of their discussion. For
The New York Jewish Week, George Robinson shares the four films that he believes are “the best Jewish or Israeli films of the first half of the year.” See if you agree with his choices (or add some titles to your to-be-watched list). And a hearty mazal tov to all of the individuals and publications recognized in
the latest round of the Simon Rockower Jewish Journalism Awards.