It’s a world of addictions today. We’re losing our minds. We haven’t got the freedom to choose what we are recording in our nefesh, and that’s what’s going to remain with us.
We want to see kids develop themselves, not develop who you want them to be. We want to teach kids to get into the learning process, without worrying about the outcome.
Sasson Mag regular Joseph Cox has been enthralling readers with his ‘Torah Shorts’ fiction here on the site for months. But Joseph’s own life-story is every bit as gripping – and unusual – as his fiction writing.
What the heck is ‘The Greybeard Experience?’ I wanted to know. And how is it connected to helping Jews in the South of Israel?
Esther shares some of the story of why she wanted to write her memoir, Soul’s Evidence, and how poetry became the bridge that brought her over to an orthodox lifestyle in Jerusalem, after the counter culture ‘revolution’ of the 1960s fizzled out.
We’ve been talking about starting up a podcast where we interview orthodox Jewish authors about their books for a few months, but we finally got the required push when veteran Sasson contributor Yael Shahar put out a new book, called Returning.
Sasson gets cosy with French bi-lingual author Rahel Jarach.
The Deronda Review: Traversing new frontiers in Jewish poetry Sasson catches up with Esther Cameron, the editor-in-chief of The Deronda Review journal for poetry and thought, with a decidedly Jewish twist. What is the Deronda Review and how did it get its name? The Deronda Review is a literary magazine, mainly poetry though we print Read more
What is Frumlance? Q: Hi Yoel, I understand you just opened a new website, called Frumlance. Can you tell us a bit about it? A: As its name suggests, Frumlance is an online directory for frum freelancers. It caters to those working in the publishing industry, such as writers, graphic designers, editors, translators etc. Any religious Read more
Observant Women Need to Have a Place in the Performing Arts Ninoska Ravid is Executive Producer and Chief Executive Officer of the Women in Theatre (WIT) organization. Recently, I caught up with Ninoska backstage at WIT’s latest sell-out show in Modiin, Fiddler on the Roof. Ninoska, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Read more