Events History

‘The Bronfman Haggadah’ presents unique look at the Passover Seder

Last month Brooklyn BookBeat featured Brooklyn By The Book – a monthly literary series curated by Park Slope’s Community Bookstore and Congregation Beth Elohim. The two historic Park Slope institutions joined forces last fall when the organizations discovered their mutual desire to create a program devoted to serving their particular community. Just in time for Passover,Continue Reading “‘The Bronfman Haggadah’ presents unique look at the Passover Seder”

Events Fiction

Local author draws on experience as Brooklyn mother

  Brooklyn Eagle recently reported that Brooklyn-based writer Amy Shearn will soon be releasing her latest novel – a charming story titled “The Mermaid of Brooklyn” (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, April 2).  Jenny Lipkin, Shearn’s protagonist, is striving to pick up the pieces after her husband mysteriously leaves—and she finds strength from the unlikeliest of allies: a mermaid.Continue Reading “Local author draws on experience as Brooklyn mother”