Different and the Same: Passover Around the World
Posted by Kar-Ben Team on 3/1/2022 to Passover
It is said that in every generation we are meant to see ourselves as if we had personally experienced the Exodus from Egypt. The themes of Passover are timeless and universal: freedom, hope, and renewal. In different
Let All Who Are Hungry, Come and Eat
Fun Ways to Eat Matzah this Passover
It gets a little boring eating matzah for eight days straight. One of the fun things about Passover is finding those creative ways to eat all the matzah we buy.
Miriam at the River Blog #4: Miriam's Water
Miriam at the River Blog #3: Miriam to Moses
I am the older sister, of a boy four years younger. My brother Steven. Steve. Stevie. Steve Yolen who lives in Brazil.
So the story of Miriam resonates for me--that oldest sister, a seeress/author, a musician, a leader of her people who both works for and sometimes defies the Lord....
Miriam at the River Blog #2: Miriam at the River
Miriam at the River Blog #1: Miriam Weeps
Quite a few readers notice that the majority of my picture books read like poems. Even if they don’t rhyme. They use all the trappings of poetry: lyricism, metaphor, simile, rhythm, internal rhymes, alliteration, etc.
This is not happenstance nor mere chance. I wrote my first poem (rhymed though not particularly well rhymed) in first grade. (I was kindergarten age but as I had been reading since three years old, my parents and teachers decided I should be skipped ahead.
Meet Jessica Hickman, Author of her Debut Children’s Book "Alligator Seder"
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