Tag Archives: Running the Books

Short Friday

Earlier this week, Avi Steinberg wrote about Kafka in Tel Aviv and shared a horribly embarrassing memo. His first book, Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian, was just released.

Winter Fridays in Jewish day school were the moments that made you proud to be of Israelite stock. I speak, of course, of early dismissal.  Continue reading here.

My Horribly Embarrassing Memo

On Monday, Avi Steinberg wrote about Kafka in Tel Aviv. His first book, Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian, was just released. Editor’s note: the following post utilizes what the Ashkenazi Jews call sarcasm.

It certainly has been a monumental few weeks in the history of humiliation. With the help of Wikileaks, we’re learning so many new things about our friends and neighbors.  Continue reading here.

The Pit of Tel Aviv, A Preliminary Damage Report

Avi Steinberg’s first book, Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian, is now available. He will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning‘s Author Blog series.

I was on a roll with my manuscript, a prison library memoir, of all things, and then Kafka rolled into my life.  Continue reading here.