Orthodox–Unorthodox: The Truth Behind The Lens

      14/06/2020 ** 21:00 (8.00 pm UK time) ** PANEL DISCUSSION featuring J.S Margot (author of Mazel Tov), Yehudis Fletcher (political and social activist) & Eli Rosen (actor and adviser to the series) and moderated by Pamela Druckerman (award...

Coming soon … MAZL TOV in CZECH

  8  JUNE 2020   **   Publisher: Garamond, Prague   **   Translator: Radka Smejkalová   **   MAZL TOV Má letá u ortodoxní zidovské rodiny   **   ISBN 978-80-7407-472-1   **  ...

BRIEF van MARGOT VANDERSTRAETEN aan JEROEN BROUWERS (80)

 **   JEROEN BROUWERS wordt 80   **   30 april 2020   ** Atlas Contact ** Brieven van schrijvers, toneel- en filmmakers, denkers en letterkundigen over het monumentale oeuvre en de illustere maker ervan, Jeroen Brouwers.Op 30 april 2020 is Jeroen...

        **   Mazel Tov recommended by Deborah Feldman ** Author of 'Unorthodox', bestseller in the U.S.A. **   and Author of the successful Series on Netflix **    

J.S. MARGOT AT THE JEWISH BOOK WEEK FESTIVAL IN LONDON

    **  INTERVIEW about 'MAZEL TOV' ** Interviewer:  Justine Solomons ** King's Place ** Jewish Book Week Festival 2020 ** https://jewishbookweek.com/ ** 8th of March, 8 p.m. **     

MAZEL TOV IN ENGLISH…REVIEWS

** THE HERALD / SCOTLAND ** 'It’s a heartwarming true-life account of wary people overcoming their preconceptions which doesn’t gloss over its author’s flaws.' ** THE GUARDIAN: 'A MEMOIR OF MUTUAL AFFECTION' ** 'Mazel Tov is told in short, often episodic chapters,...

New release … MAZEL TOV in ENGLISH

      23 January 2020 ** Publisher: Pushkin Press ** Translator: Jane Hedley - Prole ** COMMENTS IN THE ENGLISH PRESS ** In Metro News: https://www.metro.news/writer-js-margot-on-discovering-antwerp-as-a-young-punk-through-its-jewish-quarter/1879519/ **...

Margot te gast bij Wim Helsen in WINTERUUR

        ** 3 December 2019 ** Kijk of herbekijk via Canvas op VRTNU ** https://www.vrt.be/vrtnu/a-z/winteruur/5/winteruur-s5a20/ ** Margot kiest een fragment en leest het voor **        

Margot Vanderstraeten te gast in het PRAATPROGRAMMA ‘ALLEEN ELVIS BLIJFT BESTAAN’

        ** Thomas Vanderveken interviewt Margot aan de hand van door haar gekozen beeldfragmenten. ** Kijk of herbekijk tot 13 januari 2020 via Canvas op VRTNU **...

MAZEL TOV! en français *****

BON ACCEUIL DE MAZEL TOV! EN BELGIQUE FRANCOPHONE ** L'AVENIR - Philippe LERUTH -  ** www.lavenir.net - Mercredi 30 octobre 2019  **   

‘Ce livre ne quittera pas mon esprit; il est fait de respect et de tolérance’

BON ACCEUIL DE MAZEL TOV! EN FRANCE ** ‘C’est un livre qui m’a séduit et que je conseille’ ** ‘Quel brio dans le déroulé des actions ! Quelle perspicacité dans le choix des témoignages !’  ** ...

MAZEL TOV! in FRENCH * * * MAZEL TOV! en FRANÇAIS

      Published / Date de parution: 10/10/2019 ** Publisher / Editeur: Presses de la Cité ** Translator / Traducteur: Isabelle Rosselin **    Mazel Tov! en français     

            MAZZEL TOV in Europe - 7 languages so far - MAZZEL TOV in Europe        

DER FREITAG – MAXI LEINKAUF INTERVIEWS J.S. MARGOT ABOUT MASEL TOV

  Maxi Leinkauf has visited Margot Vanderstraeten (J.S. Margot) in Antwerp to talk about her book Masel tov and to discover the Jewish neighbourhood in Margot’s company.     "Ich hätte nie gedacht dass Sie mein Buch mögen"   Link:...

MASEL TOV recommended by Die Zeit

‘Masel tov’ recommended by Die Zeit * Die Zeit, one of the major German weekly magazines, published its ‘Sachbuch Besten-liste für Juli/August’ (list of the ten best nonfiction titles for the summer months). Masel Tov can be found on the 6th place.  The original...