Mekella Broomberg

Mekella Broomberg is Head of Arts and Culture at JW3 and was formerly Curator of Jewish Book Week.

Klez Café

We went back to our roots and celebrated the folktales and folk tunes of Yiddish yore with the Jewish Community Centre’s tribute troupe. Storyteller Mekella Broomberg and actors Daniel Hart and Oliver Meek weaved Yiddish yarns while musicians Laoise Davidson and James Siverly played live Klezmer in this reworked version of the show, a sell out of last season’s programme at the JCC.

In association with the Jewish Community Centre.

Edith Pearlman: The Art of the Short Story
“Edith Pearlman has been a secret much too long,” says author Ann Patchett of this Boston-based writer of fiction and non-fiction, whose work, while prolific and garlanded, remains relatively unknown. “To that great list of human mysteries which includes the construction of the pyramids and the persistent use of Styrofoam as a packing material, let me add this one: why isn’t Edith Pearlman famous?…” says Patchett in the foreword to Binocular Vision: New & Selected ...
Five selves

Scholar and author Emanuela Barasch-RubinsteinÕs beautiful collection of short stories describes the Ôfive selvesÕ of modern Israeli identity, covering diverse themes from intergenerational concepts of identity to mourning a fatherÕs death. She is in conversation with Mekella Broomberg, JW3Õs Head of Arts and Culture.