Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Empowerment for the New Year

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This January 2008 episode offers themes of empowerment with these interviews:

> Raz Godelnik, founder of Eco-Libris, planting a tree for each book you read

> Chana Rothman, whose debut album We Can Rise shows off her "female-fronted earthy groove"

> Linda Silver, creator of The Jewish Values Finder, a database and book identifying values in Jewish children's books

> Rachel Kamin, chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee, describing the 2008 winners of this award for Jewish lit for kids and teens


February 7, 2008, 3-4pm EST The Book of Life will host a live call-in show on the theme "Funny, That Book Doesn't Look Jewish!" Pam Ehrenberg, author of the middle-grade novel Ethan, Suspended, will be our guest, and we'll take calls for YOU, the audience! Please join us by calling in - instructions for particpating will appear on our web site: www.bookoflifepodcast.com

Background music is provided by The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band.

Books and CD's mentioned on the show may be borrowed from the Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel. Browse our online catalog to reserve books, post a review, or just to look around!

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