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

Events, History

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, […]

March 20, 2013

Local author draws on experience as Brooklyn mother

Events, Fiction

  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. […]

March 20, 2013