Thursday, May 23, 2019

book review Tag

An American Jew in Israel

18:34 21 February in Latest

[caption id="attachment_26102" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Jessica Fishman[/caption] By Uri Regev Jessica Fishman's skillfully written memoir Chutzpah and High Heels: The Search for Love and Identity in the Holy Land presents to the reader a key chapter in the life of a young American Jewish woman who attempted to...

Book Review // Twenty Girls to Envy Me: Selected Poems of Orit Gidali

16:52 06 February in 2017 January-February, Arts & Culture, Featured, Israel
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Until the 1980s, women were a small minority among Hebrew writers. There was Russian-born Rahel Bluwstein (1890–1931), considered the “founding mother” of modern Hebrew poetry by women. Esther Raab (1894–1981) was the first native-born Israeli woman poet, principally known for her rich use of modern...