Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s official Memorial Day, is right around the corner. The holiday, followed by Yom Ha’atzmaut (“Independence Day”), which commemorates Israel’s declaration of Independence in 1948, begins on April 14th. Click below for recommended reading:
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.