Showing posts from September, 2007

Seeing Through New Eyes

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST      🕮    In this episode of The Book of Life, a show about Jewish people and the books we read, we view the world through new eyes at this season of the Jewish New Year. > We speak to Mordicai Gerstein , author of The White Ram , a picture book midrash about the sacrifice of Isaac. The White Ram won the National Jewish Book Award and a Sydney Taylor Honor Award. > We hear from Rabbi Cary A. Friedman , author of Wisdom from the Batcave , about how Batman can teach each of us to live a super, heroic life. > Musician Yoshie Fruchter describes his CD Beyond the Book , which provides a look into the subconscious of our biblical ancestors. > Brynn Olenberg Sugarman tells of her picture book Rebecca's Journey Home , which is based on her own daughter's adoption. This book won a Sydney Taylor Honor Award. NEWS: > Don't forget to inscribe yourself in The Book of Life's High Holidays "Book of Life!" Shanah