Words of the Week: Israel Story

On August 9, 2001, 22-year-old Izz al-Din al-Masri blew himself up at a Sbarro branch in downtown Jerusalem, killing 15 people and injuring over 130. This particular terrorist attack is still etched in the nation’s collective memory. In our episode today, we hear from those most affected by the tragedy.”

Source: “Sbarro – Twenty Years Later.” A transcript for this latest episode of the Israel Story podcast is available on the website.

Jewish Literary Links

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

Quick apology, everyone: I erred with the settings for this post, so initially, it went out on the Practicing Writing feed instead of My Machberet’s. I’m very sorry for any confusion that resulted.

Toward the end of each week, the My Machberet blog presents a collection of links, drawn primarily from the world of Jewish books and writing.

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