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Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the…
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or…
Right now, I’m Writing song lyrics. Experimenting with a play. Toying with an idea for a documentary. I hope one of these will eventually be…
One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone. Though I know only a little Spanish, I like to compare the Spanish and…
I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading. Read widely and deeply. And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters.…
I lived through a classic publishing story. My editor was fired a month before the book came out. The editor who took it over already…
Shakespeare in Love… such smart writing of an alternative view of history, and such beautiful acting. Like most Americans, I’m a sucker for the accent.
There’s something almost adolescent about Whitman’s paean to everything that was and remains good about America.
The Bible – it’s sort of the other person in the room. There’s this book, the reader, and the Bible.
Since 1985, I have written about contemporary Jewish practice and the Jewish community.
My early childhood was spent in Newark, New Jersey, but my family moved to Denver when I was 12.
I love many kinds of music: world music, jazz, classical, pop.
I have a 10-year track record of writing for the Jewish community.
Biblical names are hot again.
Until very recently men and women inhabited very separate spheres. There was always interconnection, passion, love. But men and women didn’t hang out at the…
The real Mary Poppins got lost when Hollywood turned her into a cream puff.
My husband, Jim, converted to Judaism just before our wedding.
My six handbooks to Jewish life and lifecycle events mostly followed the trajectory of my adult Jewish life.
November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance…
The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room, in my family, in my heart.
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