Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
The blogosphere has been abuzz over the the newly found Kafka manuscripts (examples on: JPS, Tablet, and Jewcy). Rodger Kamenetz, author of the forthcoming Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav and Franz Kafka , the latest in Schocken/Nextbook Press’s Jewish Encounter series, adds another voice to the conversation on the Huffington Post here.
Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Naomi is the executive director of Jewish Book Council. She graduated from Emory University with degrees in English and Art History and, in addition, studied at University College London. Prior to her role as executive director, Naomi served as the founding editor of the JBC website and blog and managing editor of Jewish Book World. In addition, she has overseen JBC’s digital initiatives, and also developed the JBC’s Visiting Scribe series and Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation.