Writing While Walking...or Riding a Donkey?
Posted by Susan Tarcov on 4/10/2023 to Meet a Kar-Ben Author
In my experience the hardest part of writing a story isn’t the actual writing of it—finding all the right words—but finding the right shape for it: the right beginning, the right middle, and the right end. For this hardest part I’m usually not
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School’s Out for Summer! Hot Books for Warm Days
Summer is a time to say goodbye to long days in school, and say hello to long summer days in the sun relaxing with friends. But for some, summer is also time for new places, new people and new experiences.
The unique experience of a Jewish summer camp, with Shabbat celebrations, special songs, dances, art, and activities introduces campers to the richness of Judaism and helps build Jewish identity. But going to camp for the first time, may bring worries about making friends, getting homesick, and trying new things. Even veteran campers may want to try out these books to see a slice of life at a Jewish camp.