The author has written a psalm of hope and fulfillment despite the difficulties and hardships of the world we live in. He was inspired by David Grossman's book of essays "Writing in the Dark".

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My Freedom psalm was inspired by Grossman’s essays
Category: Literature
Issue No. 171
 

The Bnai B’rith World Center Award for Journalism is widely acknowledged in the media industry as the most prestigious prize in its field in Israel. Highly respected journalists were present at the award ceremony where winners were honored and speeches were of an exceptionally high standard of content and interest.

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Accolades for the best in Diaspora reporting
Category: Literature
Issue No. 171
 

The Wayward Moon by Janice Weizman is her first novel. It is in the form of historical fiction and captures ones imagination immediately. It is the adventure of a young woman’s search for meaning during the 9th century in the Middle East.

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Study sowed the seed for this winning tale of Rahel - Book Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 171
 

"A Fateful Moment". Has a single event or person had a profound impact on you? See all the guidelines for ESRAmagazine's short story competition 4

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ESRAmagazines short story competition 4
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

A short autobiographical novel about a group of hippies and the results of their musical journey across America.

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On the hippy trail to Jewish roots - Book Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

Listening to audiobooks from the web or from cassettes, even while busy with other chores such as cooking and cleaning, proves a wonderful and enjoyable way to keep up with stories.

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Why I prefer listening to a book instead of reading it
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

A series of incidents from his very colourful life make this book by Sam Sebba very readable . Film maker, activist, educator, and musician are amongst his accomplishments. This as an autobiography but related as a series of anecdotes . Mr Sebba comes over as a very modest man and a true gentleman.

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Renaissance man’s extraordinary life - Book Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

This English translation proclaims the triumph of good over evil. It presents a comprehensive study of Denmark, the German occupation, and how almost 99% of this small country’s population of Jews was saved through the bravery and kindness of the Danish people who risked their own lives in order to provide the assistance that led to saving the Jews of Denmark.

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Jews who escaped the Nazi cull - Book Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

An amusing poem on the trials of ill health and discomfort one summer in Israel.

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WHAT A SUMMER!
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

Riva Rubin is well known as one of the founders and former chairpersons of the Israel Association of Writers in English and for writing outstanding poetry. Channi Hurwitz writes of the launch of Riva’s latest publication – a novella called A Knot of Shadow. It has been translated into Hebrew and selections were read in both languages at the launch.

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Honoring Riva Rubin at book launch
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 
 
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