Mekella Broomberg

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

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.