Celebrate Jewish Book Month with #30days30authors! JBC invited an author to share thoughts on #JewLit for each day of Jewish Book Month. Watch, read, enjoy, and discover!
Today, Adam Valen Levinson, author of The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Middle East, remembers a story that stayed with him.
Adam Valen Levinson is a journalist and travel writer whose work focuses on human stories in conflict areas. He is an affiliate of the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., and a fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University, studying humor as a key to cultural understanding.