Showing posts from October, 2006 to Feature Monthly The Book of Life Podcasts, The Online Jewish Book Community, has teamed up with The Book of Life, a popular podcast about “Jewish People and the Books We Read.” This monthly audio program features interviews with Jewish authors and musicians. The podcasts are moderated by Heidi Estrin, the Library Director at Congregation B’nai Israel in Boca Raton, Florida, and President of the South Florida Chapter of the Association of Jewish Libraries. Much of the material featured on the podcasts is for kids and teens, but adult materials are sometimes included in the mix. The program showcases Jewish books, music and occasionally a web site or a movie. Each episode lasts for approximately 15-20 minutes. Estrin is the past chair of the Association of Jewish Libraries’ Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee and serves on the Book Selection Committee for the PJ Library, a project of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. She created The Book of Life in December of 2005. "I've been a reader for year

The Book of Life: Past, Present & Future

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST     🕮    This episode of The Book of Life, a show about Jewish people and the books we read, explores Jewish continuity. We'll hear from: ~ Alice Hoffman , best-selling author, about her new teen historical novel, Incantation ~ Abigail Pogrebin about her new book Stars of David , in which she interviews famous American Jews on their feelings about being Jewish ~ Steve Singer, founder of the contemporary Jewish a capella group LISTEN UP! ~ Leah Larson, the 15-year-old creator of the Jewish girls' magazine Yaldah