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Fiction

Geraldine Brooks’ novel "People of the Book" reviewed in the Chicago Tribune

December 29, 2007

Geraldine Brooks’ novel “People of the Book” reviewed in the Chicago Tribune

Birth of Anne Roiphe, feminist author of "Up the Sandbox!"

December 25, 1935

Birth of Anne Roiphe, feminist author of Up the Sandbox!

Interview with Mary Glickman: Enthralling Author, Charming Mensch (Part I)

Mary Glickman is a writer, public relations professional, and fundraiser who has worked with Jewish charities and organizations.

Putting “All Her Eggs in One Bastard” –– Happy Birthday, Dorothy Parker!

On August 22, 1893, a child was born who would make the world a decidedly wittier place.

Who would Cynthia Ozick’s Edelshtein envy now?

Reading Adam Kirsch’s excellent piece in Tablet on Isaac Bashevis Singer reminded me of my all-time favorite short story, Cynthia Ozick’s “Envy, or Yiddish in America,” wherein the hilariously bitter Edelshtein is obsessed with Yankel Ostrover (a Singer-like figure), consumed by the fact that Ostrover has obtained mainstream adulation through having his Yiddish writing translated into English.  

Mindy Portnoy

Rabbi Mindy Portnoy was one of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi in the Reform Movement of Judaism. Throughout her career, she has served as both a Hillel rabbi and as a pulpit rabbi in Washington D.C., and is the author of several children’s books, the most well known of which is Ima on the Bimah.

Bessie Breuer’s play “Sundown Beach” opened on Broadway.

September 7, 1948

September 7, 1948 Bessie Breuer’s play, “Sundown Beach” opens on Broadway.

Celebrating "The Little Bride" with readings and song

Anyone who knows me would have been surprised to see me walking down Mass Ave in Cambridge the other night and into a hip club on the edge of the M.I.T.campus. What was I doing there?

Interview with Jane Kohuth: "Estie the Mensch"

Estie would rather be a dog or a turtle or a monkey than a person.

Birth of writer Dorothy Parker

August 22, 1893

Writer Dorothy Parker is born

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