Dec 2, 2019
On The Book of Life, we talk a lot about Jewish kidlit. But where do you go to find Jewish children's books? In this episode, Marjorie Ingall joins me to talk about how to discover and how to access the best Jewish kidlit. Marjorie is a columnist at Tablet Magazine and is well-known for her year-end "best of...
Nov 18, 2019
The 100 Most Jewish Foods, a Highly Debatable List by Alana Newhouse, editor of Tablet Magazine, is featured on this episode of The Book of Life. Canadian Correspondent Anne Dublin recorded this delightful interview.
Nov 3, 2019
Honeycake Magazine is a new Jewish magazine for kids ages 2 to 6. Creator Anna Caplan guest posted on The Book of Life about the magazine in May 2019. Now here's our podcast interview, in which I spoke to Anna about her inspiration for Honeycake and her plans for its future.
Want your own copy of Honeycake? Go to...
Oct 15, 2019
We are in a
golden age of picture book biographies, and one prolific biographer
is Nancy Churnin. She's
got half a dozen bios out and more on the way, and each one is
inspiring in its own way.
Nancy attended the 2019 Association of Jewish Libraries conference to take part in the author luncheon, where she represented...
Sep 23, 2019
In May 2019 I posted an interview with Jonathan Auxier, the author of Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster. In our interview we talked about the book, of course, but we also talked about our favorite board games. I met Jonathan at the 2019 Association of Jewish Libraries conference where he'd come to accept his...