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Repost: April Jewish Carnival

Thanks so much to Mirta Ines Trupp for hosting the April Jewish Carnival.

 This month on gilagreenwrites, Gila interviews author Sharon Kirsch on her new book The Smallest Objective. According to Kirsch, the book is categorized as a memoir but it is a "hybrid of genres."

After a brief hiatus, Life Is Like a Library is back with a review of Rebel Daughter, the new historical fiction by Lori Banov Kaufmann. You can find it here: http://lifelibrary-ksp.blogspot.com/2021/04/with-rebel-yell.html

A Jewish Grandmother, who has been an Israeli for half a century, really enjoyed reading Because It's Israel: An Aliyah Odyssey. Batya says, "you'll love the book whether you're in Israel or any place else in the world." https://me-ander.blogspot.com/2021/03/because-its-israel-aliyah-odyssey-book.html

Shiloh Musings reviews a biography of the legendary Hannah Arendt, On Love and Tyranny: The Life and Politics of Hannah Arendt by Dr. Ann Heberlein (Author), Alice Menzies (Translator.) https://shilohmusings.blogspot.com/2021/03/on-love-and-tyranny-life-and-politics.html

Barbara Krasner at The Whole Megillah interviews Yona Zeldis McDonough about her new middle-grade historical novel, The Woodcarver's Daughter, published April 1, 2021 by Kar-Ben. Here is the link: https://thewholemegillah.wordpress.com/2021/03/31/authors-notebook-the-woodcarvers-daughter-by-yona-zeldis-mcdonough/

Deborah Kalb interviews a variety of authors on her website, Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb. Here's a recent interview she did with Jacqueline Jules about her new poetry collection, Manna in the Morning.

In April, Jill at Rhapsody in Books reviewed The Passover Guest by Susan Kusel, which is a retelling of the famous I.L. Peretz story, The Magician. Kusel's story is set in Washington, D.C. during the Great Depression, and it is a delight! Both kids and adults will love it. [https://rhapsodyinbooks.wordpress.com/2021/04/01/kid-lit-review-of-the-passover-guest-by-susan-kusel/]

Over on Sara Lesley Arnold's blog, there's a recent post reviewing middle-grade novel No Vacancy by Tziporah Cohen. https://saralesleyarnold.com/2021/03/19/no-vacancy-by-tziporah-cohen/

At Jewish Books for Kids, Barbara Bietz interviews publisher/author Margie Blumberg. Read about it here: https://jewishbooksforkids.com/2021/04/04/interview-with-publisher-and-author-margie-blumberg-mb-publishing/

On The Rachack Review, Reuven just posted a book review of Clémence Boulouque's new book about Ben Amazozegh. https://rachack.blogspot.com/2021/04/another-modernity-elia-benamozeghs.html

Each week, Erika Dreifus's My Machberet blog curates links from the world of Jewish books and writing. Here's one recent example.

On Heidi Rabinowitz's Book of Life blog, read a double interview with authors Ruth Behar (Letters from Cuba) and Barbara Krasner (37 Days at Sea) to learn about the relationship between Jews and Cuba.https://jewishbooks.blogspot.com/2021/04/cuba-and-jews.html

The Sydney Taylor Shmooze, a mock award blog, offers this review by Stacy Nockowitz of We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance by Deborah Hopkinsonhttps://www.sydneytaylorshmooze.com/2021/04/review-we-must-not-forget-holocaust.html

And join me in revisiting a most interesting interview with Israeli author, Sara Aharoni as we discuss The First Mrs. Rothschild and Jewish Historical Fiction:

Author's Interview with Sara Aharoni

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