Tagged Jewish authors

Oregon writers deliver drash on Drash

“Oregon is the creative sweet spot,” declares Wendy Marcus, editor and founder of the literary magazine Drash. The latest issue Drash: Northwest Mosaic. Vol. 6, which came out in May, features nine Oregon writers, a fourth of all the contributors. Marcus describes Drash, which published its first issue five years ago, as a “literary review…

Check out these Oregon Jewish authors for summer reading

Aftermath, by Scott Nadelson, Hawthorne Books, $15.95 The characters in Aftermath are living in the wake of momentous events – the rupture of relationships, the loss of loved ones, the dissolution of dreams – and yet they find new ways of forging on with their lives, making accommodations that are sometimes delusional, sometimes destructive, sometimes…

Reading Revolution

The PJ Library, an organization that sends Jewish storybooks to thousands of households worldwide, is now connecting Jewish authors to local families in its expansion to five Oregon communities. Many Jewish parents wonder how they can make Jewish learning both exciting and accessible to their children. The answer for many families is the PJ Library,…