SJWF goes online: Diane Armstrong in conversation with Michaela Kalowski

On Monday April 13 2020, Diane Armstrong, a 2019 guest to the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival, joined Michaela Kalowski for a conversation over Zoom. Diane discussed her writing process, research for her upcoming book,

Diane Armstrong in Conversation with Michaela Kalowski

Diane Armstrong is a child Holocaust survivor who was born in Poland in 1939 and arrived in Australia in 1948. An award-winning journalist and bestselling author, she has written six books including her family memoir, Mosaic.

SJWF goes online: Rabbi Dr Ariel Burger in conversation with Michaela Kalowski

On Sunday April 5 2020, Rabbi Dr Ariel Burger, a 2019 guest to the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival, joined Michaela Kalowski for a conversation over Zoom. What transpired was an hour of community building,

Ariel Burger in Conversation with Michaela Kalowski

You're invited to an online conversation with Rabbi Dr Ariel Burger, Elie Wiesel’s former student, who visited the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival in 2019. Ariel is an educator, writer and artist and was mentored by

5 books we’re reading this book month

The weather is cold, the days are dark, and there’s nothing we’d rather be doing than being curled up in bed, with a good book. Or on a train. In between meetings. On the toilet. It’s book month, and we’re happy to be reading anywhere, and everywhere. However you’re celebrating book month: whether you’re planning on coming along to Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival or heading down to a bookstore on Love Your Bookshop Day; we think you should start by reading one (or all) of these amazing books.