Monthly Archives: May 2014

Guest Post | Seminar on Jewish Story Report, Part One by Sheila Lewis

An All-of-a Kind Seminar on Jewish Story In a four-part series, Sheila Lewis reports on her experiences at the recent Seminar on Jewish Story, sponsored by The Whole Megillah LLC, together with the Association of Jewish Libraries. From the moment … Continue reading

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Guest Post | Irene Squire, A Day at the Jewish Museum with The Whole Megillah

On Monday, May 19, 2014, a special supplemental, generative writing session of The Whole Megillah Seminar on Jewish Story took place at The Jewish Museum in New York City. Guest blogger Irene Squire was one of the participants. A visceral … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Martin Goldsmith, Author of Alex’s Wake

From May 13 through May 27, the MS St. Louis, a Hamburg-Amerika luxury liner, carried nearly 1,000 German-Jewish refugees to alleged safety in Havana in 1939. The refugees, save 22 first-class passengers, were not allowed to disembark. Martin Goldsmith is the … Continue reading

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Guest Post |Fiction Author and Editor Nora Gold

Next week I will be speaking at the Seminar on the Jewish Story about how being the editor of the online literary journal Jewish Fiction .net affects me as a writer, and vice versa. I look forward to discussing this at the … Continue reading

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