November 8, 2023, 7:03 am
Hearst said that in the particular environment the world is currently facing, there has been nothing more uplifting than being part of the Jewish creatives who have come together to make a show that celebrates life.
October 10, 2023, 6:53 am
When she was almost 70, Ruth Wilson decided to live alone for the first time in her life, retreating to a country cottage in the NSW Southern Highlands. During her time, she re-read all of Jane Austen's novels. Jessica Abelsohn spoke to the author about how revisiting Jane Austen's books led to her memoir, The Jane Austen Remedy.
September 4, 2023, 12:20 pm
What happens when a young woman escaping Germany crosses paths with a Yiddish poet fleeing persecution? A love story. But Doll's Eye is so much more than that; it's a commentary on what's really behind what we see in front of our very own eyes. The AJN spoke to author Leah Kaminsky about her latest novel.
August 27, 2023, 7:31 am
How do you talk to a child about serious, sensitive topics like body image, violence, death or depression? Picture books may just be the answer. It's certainly how Amanda Leiber thinks, and it's why she wrote My Giant Sea Shell. Jessica Abelsohn spoke to the author about her process and the finished product.
July 30, 2023, 6:37 am
David Filmore describes Shabbat as the perfect day to separate oneself from the hassles of the regular week. But as a kid, he wanted to do more on Shabbat than sit in synagogue. He wanted to go on adventures. So, he wrote a book about how to embrace Shabbat and the adventurous spirit. Jessica Abelsohn spoke to the filmmaker and author about Shabbos Schmabbos?