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Weaving Heritage into Fiction with Roni Robbins

When Roni Robbins decided to weave her grandfather’s life tales into an award-winning novel, she didn’t just pen a story; she ignited a conversation about passion, transition, and the resilience of the human spirit. “Hands of Gold” isn’t merely her debut novel; it’s a testament to the enduring power of heritage and the richness of a career transformed by storytelling.… Read More »Weaving Heritage into Fiction with Roni Robbins

Three Jewish authors launch new books

Three Jewish authors are promoting their new books in metro Atlanta this month. Audrey Galex, a Brookhaven resident, is the author of “Turtle Rocks,” a children’s book about the power of perspective, curiosity, and hope whimsically illustrated by Colleen Finn. “Turtle Rocks is a children’s picture book with a seemingly simple story: On the surface, it’s a tale about turtles… Read More »Three Jewish authors launch new books

Layla Promotions’ Book Review

Hands of Gold Book Review By Layla Promotions Sam Fox, the main character in “Hands of Gold: One Man’s Quest to Find the Silver Lining in Misfortune,” is an imperfect man who navigates through the challenges of life just like all the rest of us. Sometimes he’s a putz. Other times a mensch. He laments. He celebrates. He questions. What’s… Read More »Layla Promotions’ Book Review

‘Hands of Gold’: A story resonating with Jewish families in the US – review

It was her grandfather’s autobiography that provided the basis for her novel Hands of Gold, to which she gives the subtitle One Man’s Quest to Find the Silver Lining in Misfortune. By NEVILLE TELLER FEBRUARY 24, 2024 00:05 The novel Hands of Gold: One Man’s Quest to Find the Silver Lining in Misfortune features a story that will resonate with many… Read More »‘Hands of Gold’: A story resonating with Jewish families in the US – review

Book Review-Donna Barnett

I had to wipe away my flood of tears before writing this! Hands of Gold was magnificent. I am passing it on to every Jewish person I know. It deserves every single award it’s received, even though I know nothing about them! Why, you might want to know? I have read many, many books on that era and the holocaust,… Read More »Book Review-Donna Barnett

Chanukah Bazaar at Or Ve Shalom a Big Success

This year’s annual Chanukah bazaar at Congregation Or Ve Shalom, the Sephardic synagogue on North Druid Hills Road in Brookhaven, welcomed one of the largest crowds in its history. The synagogue’s parking lot was closed to most visitors shortly after the 11 a.m. opening. Parking spaces on surrounding streets were also in short supply. The slow-moving line for the Sephardic… Read More »Chanukah Bazaar at Or Ve Shalom a Big Success

Book Review – Oluronke Bello

It’s been a long time since I read a novel, especially a good one, but going through the pages of Hands of Gold by Roni Kayne Robbins was really worth it. The novel is truly loaded.The book vividly captures the Fox family’s journey through adversity, offering a heartfelt exploration of their determination to survive.The spotlight on Shimshon’s resilience is especially… Read More »Book Review – Oluronke Bello