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Milan Kundera’s new novella The Festival of Insignificance

July 12, 2015


“… likewise 86 year old Czech-French novelist Milan Kundera’s new work of fiction, The Festival of Insignificance, which was published last week by New York based publisher Harper in Linda Asher’s fine English translation from the Kundera’s French, is a 128 pp. novella that revisits its author’s recurring themes but in a shorter format.” — […]

Who Will Die Last: Stories of Life in Israel | New York Journal of Books

August 8, 2013


“David Ehrlich’s short stories, some of which describe the lives of both openly identified and closeted Israeli gay men, are sometimes funny, sometimes sad, and sometimes both.” Read my review on New York Journal of Books and my additional remarks on examiner. Who Will Die Last author David Ehrlich

Jacob’s Folly | New York Journal of Books

July 3, 2013


Read my review of Jacob’s Folly on New York Journal of Books. I continue my discussion of the novel’s theme of assimilation in an Examiner article. Jacob’s Folly author Rebecca Miller

Rockaway: A Novel | New York Journal of Books

June 11, 2013


My review of Tara Ison’s new novel Rockaway | New York Journal of Books See my additional remarks on

City Tech Marks Kristallnacht with author Ann Kirschner Thursday Nov 11

November 10, 2010


  City Tech will mark the 72nd anniversary of Kristallnacht and the 65th anniversary of the end of WWII on Thursday, November 11, 1 p.m., with Ann Kirschner, PhD, author of Sala’s Gift: My Mother’s Holocaust Story, and the presentation of humanitarian awards to Nobel Prize winner Günter Blobel, MD, PhD, and Interfaith Committee of […]

NYC Jewish events 6/15-16/2010

June 15, 2010


via To read the article click here Tuesday 6/15: summer camp movie & Mumbai Jewish teen; Wednesday 6/16: Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg

More early June NYC Jewish culture events

June 8, 2010


via To read the article click here These listings, which supplement those in Friday’s article, include a gay Jewish film festival, an author talk, a pro-Israel rally, an Israeli rock band’s performance, and an exhibit of work by Latino-Jewish visual artists.

Early June Jewish meditation classes and discussions in Manhattan and Brooklyn

May 27, 2010


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NYC Purim week events

February 23, 2010


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January New York Jewish culture events

January 4, 2010


via The secular New Year’s first month is rich in New York Jewish culture with offerings in nearly every artistic genre… Read the rest of the article here.