Serious Play: A Dialogue on Jewish Writing

By Rebecca Goldstein, Yael Goldstein

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2003

Rebecca and Yael Goldstein, mother and daughter, discuss what makes them Jewish writers and to what extent they have these traits in common with non-Jewish writers. They conclude that in addition to being Jewish and being writers, they fell in love with Jewish stories at an early age, they exhibit a certain playfulness with ideas reminiscent of the midrashic tradition, and with an "unrepentant earthiness", they are reluctant to shy away from manĂ¢??s not altogether dignified nature.

Topic: Literature, Art, Artistic Expression, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 33/600

Page Number(s): 2-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Goldstein, Rebecca. Goldstein, Yael. Serious Play: A Dialogue on Jewish Writing. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2003: 2-4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6166


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