Words of the Week: Susan Bronson

In the many conversations taking place in the Jewish community around the importance of Jewish literacy, modern Jewish literature is often not part of the equation. What role can modern Jewish literature play in deepening Jewish identity and engaging young people in Jewish life?


These works, whether translated from Yiddish or Hebrew or written originally in English, offer insights into Jewish history, tell compelling stories, ask big questions, and offer opportunities for a new generation to find their own voice and to define themselves as Jews.

Read the full text of Susan Bronson’s “Take a Page from Our Books: Why Jewish Literature Should Be Part of Your Engagement Strategy” on the eJewish Philanthropy website.

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