In an excerpt from his new book, My Wild Garden, renowned author Meir Shalev shares humorous reminiscences of gathering sabras and ruminates on the link between the cactus and the modern Israeli.
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In an excerpt from his book ‘My Wild Garden,’ author Meir Shalev talks about gathering sabras and the link between the cactus and the modern Israeli.BooksJudy Blume
Blume’s ability to translate childhood empathy onto the page, to articulate with directness and compassion just how her readers are feeling and thinking, has earned her a loyal fan base for 50 years.
Blume’s ability to translate childhood empathy onto the page, to articulate with directness and compassion, has earned her a loyal fan base for 50 years.Late Summer Reading: A Roundup of Mysteries and WhodunitsIt had to happen—some of our favorite sleuths and spies are aging. This time next year, Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon will have retired from activeJewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century AmericaFive celebrated American-born, secular Jewish artists—Jack Levine, George Segal, Audrey Flack, Larry Rivers and R.B. Kitaj—found inspiration in the Bible, creating modern midrash. In theCity of Promises: A History of the Jews of New YorkCall it the Big Apple. Gotham. Or even, just New York, New York. Anyone who picks up any of the three volumes that make upThe Family: Three Journeys Into the Heart of the Twentieth CenturyAlthough the family depicted in David Laskin’s impressively researched and absorbing narrative is his, it is compelling as both memoir and history. It recounts the