It’s that time of year! The Great Jewish Books summer program offered by the Yiddish Book Center is open for applications.
“Progressives can and should debate Israeli government policies, and American government policies, and Chinese government policies, and stand firmly on the side of justice. In doing so, they must not impose litmus tests for Jews or disregard the historical Jewish experience of marginalization, oppression, and mass murder—and they must acknowledge Jewish self-determination in our indigenous homeland as a human right.”
Source: Carly Pildis, “Anti-Zionism Has No Place in the Progressive Movement” (Tablet)
The My Machberet blog is proud to serve as October 2018 host for the Jewish Book Carnival, a monthly event where those who cover Jewish books online “can meet, read, and comment on each others’ posts.” Organized by the Association of Jewish Libraries, the Carnival travels around and is hosted on a different participant’s site on the 15th of each month.
Herewith, the October 2018 Jewish Book Carnival: Continue reading ›