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Pre-Shabbat Jewish Literary Links

The words "Jewish Lit Links" are printed over what appears to be a portion of a Torah scroll.
In which the My Machberet blog presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety. Continue reading ›

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Pre-Shabbat (and Passover!) Jewish Literary Links

The words "Jewish Lit Links" are printed over what appears to be a portion of a Torah scroll.
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Words of the Week

I watched this event via livestream yesterday. What was discussed there resonated so strongly with some elements of my own family history. And I immediately ordered a copy of the book at the heart of the conversation. Continue reading ›

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Pre-Shabbat Jewish Literary Links

Opening pages of Purim chapter in Althea O. Silverman's children's book HABIBI AND YOW.

Opening pages of Purim chapter in Althea O. Silverman’s children’s book HABIBI AND YOW.


Every Friday, the My Machberet blog presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety. Continue reading ›

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Pre-Shabbat Jewish Literary Links

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Words of the Week

“’I had no idea how much of an impact it would have on the Jewish community,’ Raisman said Tuesday, describing her 2012 gold medal-winning routine, which included a component to the music of ‘Hava Nagila,’ the Jewish folk song.

‘I didn’t realize at the time I was representing not only the United States but the Jewish community,’ Raisman told the Lion of Judah conference, held this year at a Florida resort. ‘I received a letter from a Holocaust survivor saying she never imagined in her life seeing a young girl performing to ‘Hava Nagila’ in front of the world and see her win for it.'”

Source: Aly Raisman, quoted in this JTA article.

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