Jewish Literary Links

an open book (with Hebrew pages visible); subtitle reads "Jewish Literary Links"
Image by Yedidia Klein from Pixabay

  • The 2022/3 Wingate Literary Prize long list explores a diverse range of important themes this year, including pogroms in early 20th century Ukraine, love in virtual worlds and unsung heroes, with an equal split of fiction and non-fiction….The Wingate Prize short list will be announced late January and the winner will be announced in March.”
  • Treat yourself to this recording of a recent virtual session with Sarah Sassoon, featuring an amazing presentation on Iraqi Jewish history as well as information on Sassoon’s new picture book.
  • While we’re on the subject of children’s books: Check out Rachel Fremmer’s assortment of “The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2022” (for Tablet).
  • If you’re not already a ChaiFlicks subscriber, you’ll want to consider taking advantage of their current free streaming offer: (URL notwithstanding, the film and television offerings are not limited to Hanukkah content).
  • And a timely update from “Welcome to our Chanukah issue! Here you’ll find 12 superb stories, originally written in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English. (For more details, see our Preface.) And some exciting news: Academic Studies Press will be publishing an anthology of fiction from Jewish Fiction .net – 18 stories, each translated into English from a different language! This book will come out this fall, so keep your eyes open for updates.”

Shabbat shalom and Chag Hanukkah Sameach!

an open book (with Hebrew pages visible); subtitle reads "Jewish Literary Links"