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.A Talk With Disability Rights Activist Judith HeumannNow out with her memoir, Judith Heumann discusses the changes that people with disabilities have experienced since she first stepped onto the public stage 50 years ago.Ribalow Prize Presented to Author Michael David LukasThe award ceremony featured a slate of speakers who provided a rich backdrop to Lukas’s evocative novel, 'The Last Watchman of Old Cairo.'Excerpt: Ribalow Prize-Winner ‘The Last Watchman of Old Cairo’My father told me stories about the long line of al-Raqb men who had, for nearly a thousand years, served as watchmen of the Ibn Ezra Synagogue.Chronicling the Rabbi Whose Life Epitomized Tikkun Olam'Confronting Hate' is the new biography of Rabbi Marc Tannenbaum who helped pioneer the connection between Interfaith dialogue and human rights activism.