Tag Archives: Amos Oz

JBC Bookshelf: Fall Fiction

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

While you can probably only snag a few of these before Labor Day (Sweet Like Sugar The Book of LifeThe Emperor of Lies), the rest should keep you busy through the fall (non-fiction version to follow next week).  For you fast readers, we’ll post more fiction lists throughout the season.  Continue reading here.

JBC Bookshelf: Valentine’s Day Edition

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Today, I diverge from my usual listing of newbies on my desk and bring you a list of outstanding Jewish books that contemplate love in all of its forms (albeit a few days early). Continue reading here.

Notes from Mishkenot Sha’ananim: Montefiore and Oz

In his last post, Bob Goldfarb, a regular reviewer for Jewish Book World, wrote about the panel “Ashes and Ink: Contemporary Holocaust Writing.” He is blogging here all week about the International Writers’ Festival at Mishkenot Sha’ananim in Jerusalem.

An amiable chat between historian Simon Sebag Montefiore and novelist/essayist Amos Oz ended the first evening of the Mishkenot Sha’ananim Writers’ Conference.  Continue reading here.

Looking ahead…

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Happy Friday! As we work our way through another wintery week, we thought we’d cheer you up with goodies to look forward to this Spring…continue reading here.