A book review of The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping by Aharon Appelfeld This review explores important themes of the book, such as sleep, names, separation, literary explorations within a book, connections to the past, and healing. Basic plot: The main character along with a group of teenage boys is a Holocaust survivor. He and […]
February Jewish Book Carnival 2015 presents bloggers talking to authors and red poppies in Shiloh, Israel. Several interviews with Carol Matas are presented. And cats.
Read a book review of Growing Up Jewish in Alexandria: The Story of a Sephardic Family’s Exodus from Egypt by Lucienne Carasso. Lucienne Carasso gave a talk at Congregation Etz Ahaim in December 2014.
Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust – Yaffa Eliach gathers inspirational tales of victims of the Holocaust (Shoa).
Photo of old writing desk inspires post on blogging and blogging breaks. Review with Mr. Darcy, burning bread, Genie, Pesach, strong passwords and Istanbul.
In Out of the Depths: The Story of a Child of Buchenwald Who Returned Home at Last Rabbi Lau relates how he survived Holocaust, grew up in Israel and became chief rabbi of Israel. He met the pope, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Fidel Castro and simple people whose lives he touched.