Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
I’ve never forgotten the heroism of Special Police Officer Stephen Tyrone Johns—which made Tamara Miller’s “The Rabbi in the ER” especially moving reading for me.
After preparing myself with this Tablet piece by Marco Roth, I’m currently reading Joshua Cohen’s Moving Kings.
Hard to believe: “Soon there will only be one Judaica store left in Manhattan.” (via Ben Sales for JTA)
On a cheerier note: “Streetwise Hebrew” is a new addition to my podcast subscriptions. (I need to focus more when listening to them, though! It’s one thing to listen while I’m walking around the city; it’s another to sit and listen and look at/study each show’s notes!)
And ICYMI on the Practicing Writing blog: Here’s some news about a new #JewLit-related book-publicity project of mine.
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen