Monthly Archives: June 2010

World Artists

On Monday, Allegra Goodman wrote about writing “Jewish” fiction. She will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning’s Author Blog series.


Albert Einstein
famously declared himself a citizen of the world. As an artist I’d like to do the same.  Continue reading here.

Writing “Jewish” Fiction

Allegra Goodman is the author. Her new novel, The Cookbook Collector, will be released next week. She will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning’s Author Blog series.


Jewish literature
means different things to different people. It can mean writing by a Jewish author, writing about Jewish culture, writing about Jews, or writing about Judaism as a religion. Continue reading here.

The Forward visits the NETWORK conference

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Ever wonder what happens at the Jewish Book NETWORK conference each May?  Continue reading here.

Beautiful Synagogue Photography

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Laszlo Regos, a photographer based in Michigan, recently sent us a beautiful book he published on the Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest.  Continue reading here.

Oh Canada!

Posted by Naomi Firestone
The 34th Annual Jewish Book Fair in Toronto, Ontario will take place October 23rd to 31st. Continue reading here.

Israeli Flash Fiction Reviewed on Words Without Borders

Posted by Naomi Firestone

Israel novelist and short-story writer Alex Epstein’s flash fiction collection, Blue Has No South, is reviewed by Jonathan Blitzer…continue reading here.

Sisters, or Double Chai

Posted by Naomi Firestone

 

JBC friend, author, and blogger, Erika Dreifus writes poetry…continue reading here.