Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Tablet featured this week’s Jewish Book Council recommended read (sign up for our weekly e‑mails here) Curriculum Vitae (Yoel Hoffmann) in an article by Joshua Cohen. Read “The Literatures of the Two Easts: Are Hasidism and Zen Buddhism kindred movements?” here.
To read more about Yoel Hoffmann and Curriculum Vitae, visit New Direction Publishing.
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.