Empowerment for the New Year


     🕮    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.