Other Writing

Beth Kissileff has contributed pieces to many publications, including The Atlantic,  The Tower, Tablet, the Forward, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Pittsburgh Post-GazetteHaaretz, Religion News Service and Hadassah. Her complete resume (PDF) is available for download, with selected publications below.

Fiction

Popular articles

 

Reviews and author interviews

Jewish texts

Commentary on Torah portion of the week

Articles relating to October 27, 2018 attack at my synagogue New Light which rented space at Tree of Life in Pittsburgh

The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/12/after-pittsburgh-shooting-there-hope-hanukkah/577462/  December 6, 2018

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

https://www.jta.org/2019/02/19/opinion/the-pittsburgh-shooter-could-have-killed-my-husband-i-still-dont-want-him-to-get-the-death-penalty February 19, 2019

New York Jewish Week

Front page article – In Pittsburgh, Grief Takes a Holiday  https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/inpittsburgh-grief-takes-a-holiday/.  March 27, 2019

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette

https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2018/12/23/Beth-Kissileff-Who-can-provide-comfort/stories/201812230091  December 23, 2019

https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2019/02/03/Searching-for-an-antidote-to-hate-after-the-Tree-of-Life-tragedy-Beth-Kissileff-Next-Page/stories/201902030081  February 3, 2019

Religion News Service

In the wake of the Pittsburgh shooting, finding a new Jewish voice at Shavuot POsted June 7, 2019.

https://religionnews.com/2019/01/29/fighting-hate-from-tree-of-life-synagogue-to-charlestons-mother-emanuel-church/ January 29, 2019

https://religionnews.com/2019/02/27/the-jewish-answer-to-how-to-punish-the-pittsburgh-synagogue-shooter/ February 27, 2019

Tablet

https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-life-and-religion/282071/the-joy-of-purim March 20, 2019

https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-life-and-religion/274499/ariel-burger-elie-wiesel  November 13, 2018

Times of Israel

https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/when-they-go-low-we-go-to-shul-pittsburgh-a-month-later/  November 27, 2018

https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/thoughts-on-hanukkah-5779/ December 9, 2018

Wisdom Daily

http://thewisdomdaily.com/a-pittsburgh-community-member-reflects-on-the-parkland-suicides/  April 11, 2019

http://thewisdomdaily.com/how-preparing-a-body-for-burial-helped-me-understand-the-power-of-love-2/ April 29, 2019