Ariel Burger talks about his book WITNESS: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom. And we re-air our 2016 interview with Ani Tuzman about her novel based on the life of the 18th-century Jewish mystic, the Baal Shem Tov, The Tremble of Love. Continue reading
In Part One of this week’s show, we talk with writer and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams about her new book, [amazon-product text=”Finding Beauty in a Broken World” type=”text”]0375420789[/amazon-product]. (Part Two, David Danelo talking about THE BORDER: Exploring the U.S.-Mexican Divide, will appear as a separate podcast.) Continue reading
April is Poetry Month and we enter it by talking with editor Rebekah Presson Mosby about a new edition of a much-hailed anthology from Sourcebooks Press. It’s called POETRY SPEAKS EXPANDED.
Also, artist Amy Fagin and filmmaker David Edwards who will be showing their work at the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival on Tuesday, April 1.
Fagin’s illuminated book project, BEYOND GENOCIDE, honors peoples who have been genocide’s victims, past and present. Edwards’ film, Kabul Transit, gives a sensitive portrait of Afghanistan under occupation.